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This morning.

RTÉ Radio 2’s Nicky Byrne and Jenny Greene with patriotically placed produce in the Aldi Marquee at the National Ploughing Championship in Ratheniska, Co Laois.

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NO REPRO FEE Marty Morrissey with Marty Morrissey in the RTÉ Tent at The National Ploughing Championship 2015. Picture: Tony Kinlan/Kinlan Photography.

This morning.

Oliver Callan as Marty Morrissey (top) and Marty as Marty with Marty (above) in the RTÉ tent at de ploughing.

Pics: Tony Kinlan

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This afternoon.

Castlelyons, Co Cork

The State funeral of Thomas Kent, one of 16 men executed following the 1916 Rising.

Defiant tricolour, in fairness.




Camo stole.

Get her.

Bit last season, in fairness.




Taoiseach Enda Kenny and unidentified holy man in Castlyons, Co Cork this afternoon.



Anon writes:

Went to the Milan Expo yesterday to see what everyone was talking about. Well – firstly – look at our flag. The heart sinks. Don’t understand how Ireland could have accepted this is how our flag was represented.
…Went into the Ireland area – We have such a great message and it was just lost – there were typos in the presentation…it was so flat and unimaginative and disappointing. And then Bono arrived. I wondered why I spotted Simon Coveney and his dept. peeps of a Sunday at the Expo…


Irish Pavilion , MilanExpo

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Alina Síle (top) and Ros Wynne (above), gold medal winners at the WorldSkills competition

Last night.

At the vocational training Olympics.

Maria Walshe writes:

Two Gold Medals, eight Medallions of Excellence and an 11th place ranking have been achieved by the team of 14 young apprentices, trainees and students who represented Ireland at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in Brazil.

The results were officially announced late last night (Sunday) at the end of 4 days of competition in São Paulo. Gold Medals were won by Alina Síle in Hotel Management and Ros Wynne in Aircraft Maintenance. This is the fourth consecutive time that Ireland has won gold in Aircraft Maintenance…


John Gallen writes:

A wee study from Huwei Snapys (Global Social Media Awards)- – shows that
Irish people take 40 times more selfies than Americans
Galway is the selfie capital of Ireland
1 in 4 15-24 year olds are on Instagram daily
• The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most photographed landmark
Young people of Galway… Stop…taking six times more selfies than Dubs.