A Republican sits in the White House, a female prime minister leads the Tories into a UK election, and U2 take to the stage in Croke Park to play hits from their fifth album The Joshua Tree.
Hundreds of people spent thousands of hours developing and constructing the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Here, four of them recount the journey.
The fashion at this year’s racing festival at Killarney has brought a splash of colour to the racecourse.
Observed mistily above the Sherkin hills from the Beacon at Baltimore, Cape Clear is an enticing island and by far the largest in Roaringwater Bay, writes Dan MacCarthy
Motors and Me: Albert Collier talks about his 1929 De Soto Tourer.