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Excuse the mess.

We’ve had a ‘bit’ of a Summer.

Some of the 1,000 new Irish citizens – 140 of whom were asylum seekers – presented with Irish citizenship at a Citizenship Ceremony in the Convention centre, Dublin, this afternoon.

From top: Hira Shah from Pakistan and her mother Nasreen Shah; Larisa Malakhovskaya and daughters Anna and Marina from Belarus; Faye, Raymar and six-year-old Yanni Abando from the Philippines; imi Ogunyemi from Nigeria with his sister Kemi Ogunyemi and partner Karli Mulvaney; Perpetual Imansuen from Nigeria; Nicoleta Sinevici from Romania, and Huda Albayati helping her parents, Issa Bakal and Souhila A Rashed from Iraq.

(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)