Ireland and Leinster Rugby player Devin Toner and Mary Scott celebrate their Wedding Day at the Church of the Nativity in Moynalvey Summerhill Co Meath.
Children in Bulunkutu Village, Maiduguri, Nigeria, one of many villages paralysed over the past 8 years as Boko Haram attacked, abducted and raped its women
Ali Skehan aged 6 from Donnybrook can't contain her excitement while sitting beside Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of Daffodil Day.
Gertie Dunning from Carrickobrien in Athlone invites Taoiseach Enda Kenny into her flooded home following the recent flood damage to the area.
Mark Burke's tearful Mother Bernadette O'Byrne pictured after his dismembered body was recovered at a recycling plant in Ballyfermot.
The first glimpse of Wayne O’Donoghue, who had been imprisoned for manslaughter, as he is driven in the back of his father’s car after his release from the Midlands Prison a few moments earlier.
Bono has Edge in the palm of his hand as U2 triumphantly return home to the 3Arena in Dublin for the first night of their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour.
Husband and wife, Sophie and Jacob McGrath, competing in the Street Performance World Championships, in Merrion Square Park.
Justin Bieber emerges on stage as he opens his first Irish Concert at the O2 in Dublin.
Dave and Marie Merriman, the parents of teenager Owen Merriman, are reflected in the hearse window as their son’s remains are brought for burial to his Funeral Mass, in Ballyfermot. Owen Merriman, was killed instantly in a collision on the Naas Dual Carriageway. An off-duty Garda was also seriously injured in the collision.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD in jovial spirits as he unveils his new Junior Ministers at Government Buildings
A member of the Irish Coast Guard looks out towards a misty Achill as the search continues for Rescue 116, along Blacksod coastline, Co Mayo
The Passing Out Ceremony of Probationer Garda’ at the Garda College, Templemore
Emily Duffy representing the 77 women imprisoned in 1916 at Richmond Barracks at the opening of Richmond Barracks along with Deirdre Smith Deirdre Smith Emma Geraghty and Katie McCarthy.
The funeral of taxi driver Eddie Hutch Snr. a brother of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch who was shot dead at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Sean McDermott Street.
Harry Gilbert who lost his daughter Tara amongst others at a memorial mass in Balally for the 10 people and one unborn child who died in the Carrickmines Fire Tragedy.
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales chats with Brigid Barry, Burren Beo Trust Coordinator at The Burren Co Clare.
Actor Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Boardwalk Empire) rehearsing alongside Clark Middleton (Birdman, Kill Bill) for a performance of 'Bodies That Can Never Tire' at Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar.
Anti-austerity protestors are forcibly moved on by Gardaí away from Dáil Eireann
H.R.H.The Prince of Wales and H.R.H. The Duchess of Cornwall visit Mullaghmore Pier in Sligo where Lord Mountbatten was killed by the IRA.
An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha All-Ireland Dancing Championships competitors Melanie Rogers, from Glasgow, Scotland, Riley McKeon and Jenna Powell, both from San Francisco
Marie-Therese Farrell at the funeral of her husband Today Tonight and Prime Time broadcaster Brian Farrell at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan T.D. at the Department of Finance
After he was elected as the 266th Roman Catholic Pontiff, following the Papal conclave of Cardinals who had gathered at the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis greets well-wishers during his first appearance to the world.
Cody Lacumbre (11) from Fossey Mountain Springs Western Riding Ranch in Timahoe, Co. Laois at the Horse Show at the RDS.
'Resevoir Dogs' actor Michael Madsen pictured in between press interviews while in Dublin for a special screening of the Quentin Tarantino film.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of a Tourism Ireland event at the St Regis Hotel in Beijing, China.
Fine Gael's Richard Bruton leaves Dail Eireann with some belongings after being sacked as deputy party leader and the party's finance spokesman by party leader Enda Kenny.
School children mourn the tragic loss of their 12 year old friend Michaela Davis at her funeral mass at St Mochta's Church in Porterstown.
A mourner grieves at the funeral mass for Ann Callely, the sister of murder victim Rachel O'Reilly who also died tragically young.
Maureen Haughey (83), wife of the late Taoiseach Charles J. Haughey looks into a photograph of her late husband after announcing the handing over of his private papers to Dublin City University Library in an archival facility to be named after the former Taoiseach.
The Tyrone Team prepare to invade the pitch from the sideline after beating Kerry in the All-Ireland Football Final, at Croke Park
Former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern T.D., waves goodbye to it all, after leaving his office at Government Buildings, on the day he announced his resignation as Taoiseach.
Golfer Padraig Harrington and Jack Dunn, Chief Executive Officer, FTI, at a press conference in the Shelbourne Hotel, where FTI announced that it had entered into a global partnership to be a leading sponsor to the international golfer and triple major championship winner.
Actress and supermodel, Jerry Hall, relaxes at the Tivoli Theatre, after it was announced that she would take the stage there for a two-week run of the play ‘Love Letters’.
Elderly protesters share a light moment, during a very serious protest outside Dáil Eireann, over proposed changes to the Medical Card Scheme.
Minister for Health and Children Mary Harney T.D. at the official launch of European Migraine Day of Action, in Trinity College.
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government John Gormley T.D., pictured against the world, while speaking at a Climate Change Conference at Croke Park.
Annette Kinne and her three and a half year-old son Alexander Kinne- Coyle, from Co. Wicklow, who was born with a rare genetic disorder, Mowat-Wilson Syndrome. Alexander is the only person in Ireland with the disorder, which he was diagnosed with at fifteen months. They are at the launch of a Rehabcare report in Trinity College.
Ballerina, Ryoko Yagyu, performing alongside the Corps De Ballet during a dress rehearsal at the Gaiety Theatre, for Ballet Ireland’s Swan Lake, as part of Ballet Ireland’s 10th Anniversary celebrations.
A young pupil from St. Oliver Plunkett’s School, Finglas, is comforted by his teacher as he breaks down in tears while forming a guard of honour for his seven-year-old friend, Dean Ward, as his remains pass by the school, en-route to Glasnevin Cemetery. Dean was struck down by a Garda car while crossing the road.
Director General of IBEC, Turlough O’Sullivan, speaking to media as he arrives for pay talks with the Government, at Government Buildings.
Libertas Chairman, Declan Ganley, speaking to the media at Buswell’s Hotel, outlining plans for the last ten days of their Anti-Lisbon Treaty Campaign.
Singer Tom Waits stamps his foot to the beat while performing at his marquee-style venue entitled ‘The Rat Cellar’, in the Phoenix Park, as part of his Glitter and Doom Tour.
Irish fashion designer Paul Costelloe surveys the Irish fashion students entries for the hotly contested Persil Fashion Awards 2008, at Dunnes Stores, Henry Street, Dublin.
Four-year-old Katerina and two-year-old Alana Healy, sitting on George IV's Throne,in Dublin Castle, waiting for President Mary McAleese to attend an exhibition honouring the memory of their late Mother, Miriam Mone, one of Ireland’s most distinguished fashion designers, one year after the forty one year-old’s death.
Juggler Grant Goldie balances a crystal ball on his head as performer Ronaldo Fanzini looks into the future at the launch of the Diversions Festival involving the participation of over 100 performers.
Students take a closer look at a 3D interactive experience at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition for Second Level students.
Family and friends of Rachel O'Reilly mark the second anniversary of her brutal murder at a vigil outside her home, at the Naul. At the time, no body had been charged with her murder.
U2 on tour from Barcelona to Dublin.
Ronan and Yvonne Keating hand in hand at Ballybrit Races, Galway in July 2007.
Dublin Fringe Festival Launch
Anne Katrin Linde (forefront with black mask) from Bandon, Co Cork, with members of the National Youth Council at a HIV/AIDS awareness ceremony in Dublin Castle in November 2006
Dublin Street Fashion
Britney Spears on stage at the Point Depot in Dublin as part of her Onyx Tour in June 2004
The US president Bill Clinton, in Ireland on a book-signing tour, meets Joan Fitzgerald Quinn (83), Mary Quinn (84) and Peggy Wallace (80), all of Sutton Golf Club, before teeing off at Royal Dublin Golf Club in August 2004
Dancers Jessica Edgley, Larissa Law, Melanie Perks and Rachel Horn rehearse Bamboo Spring ahead of the ballet's premiere at the Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co Wicklow, in April 2004
The Palestine Liberation Organisation leader Yasser Arafat in Dublin in October 2001.
Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 on stage at Lansdowne Road, Dublin, during the Pop Mart world tour in August 1997
Michael Jackson performs at the RDS, Dublin, during the HIStory World Tour in June 1997
The paedophile priest Brendan Smyth is led from the Four Courts in Dublin after being sentenced to 12 years in July 1997