From top: Helen Goldin and Patrick Bergin; Victoria Smurfit; Deirdre O’Kelly; Barry Keoghan and Shona Guerin; Angeline Ball; John Connors; Sarah Bolger; Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman; Gabriel Byrne and Hannah Beth King; Elaine Crowley; Lisa Cannon; Miriam O’Callaghan; Sabina Higgins, Gabriel Byrne, who received the Life Time Achievement Award and President Michael D Higgins.
From top: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with David McCullagh; Michael Noonan with Sean O’Rourke; Timmy Dooley, Niamh Smyth and Jim O’Callaghan; Iarla Mongey, Joe Mag Raollaigh and Bryan Dobson; Michael Noonan and Sean O’Rourke; Varadkar and McCullagh.
Scenes from The StandUp4Love event in Vicar Street Vicar Street, Dublin
A night of comedy, storytelling and music featuring The Rubberbandits, Brendan Courtney, Davina Devine and many well-oiled gentlemen organised by Dublin Institute of Technology [DIT] students to raise awareness for a YES vote.
Scenes of craic agus rúla agus, quite possibly, búla at the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin last night for the launch of Tuairisc.ie an Irish language online news service. Like Broadsheet but in Irish with a staff, chairs and a proper office and heating, lights and whatnot.
From top: Tuairisc.ie editor Sean Tadhg O Gairbh; Julie O’Farrell, Clare Coughlin and Maura Lynskey; Seamus O Fatharta (left), and Maitiu O Coimin; Lisa Madden, (left), and Sinead Ni Bhraoin; Edel Ni Bhraonain and Maitiu de Hal; Tuairisc.ie editor Sean Tadhg O Gairbhi, right, showing former RTE Director General Cathal Goan how to ‘do the fada’ .
The launch of ‘In Calm and Crisis’ a book of essays on the late Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan Jnr, who negotiated the bank guarantee and died as the current government took power, in the National Library, Merrion Street, Dublin this evening.
From top: The buke; Bertie Ahern, Conor Lenihan; Michael McDowell and Michael Martin; Mary O’Rourke with Ann Lenihan, Brian Lenihan’s mother (sitting centre).
Veteran be-hatted journalist turned popular waiter turned potentially full time crime novelist Dermott Hayes in Bruxelles, off Grafton Street, Dublin last night with pals, including Phil Lynott’s mother Philomena at the launch of Dermott’s debut thriller Tito Is Dead Tito Is Dead,
Dermott wrote between shifts and has published the buke set in Dublin and Sarajevo, Bosnia on his own imprint Hannibalthehatbooks.
Fair play, in fairness.
From top: Kevin Alton Smith, Maureen Fitzpatrick, David Fitzpatrick, Betty Kelly and James Behan Sheamus Smith; Michael Chester and Eric Luke; Philomena and Dermott.
The launch of the controversial new RTÉ 2 season in Dublin today.
From top: Norah Casey (centre) with four young traveller women who she mentors in the world of business; The McDonagh family stars of reality show Meet The McDonaghs; Andy Quirke (centre) aka Damo from Damo and Ivor and RTÉ 2 stars; from left: Venetia Quick, Elayne Harrington, Kate McGrew, Alanna Diggin and Nicole McQuillan and Darren Kennedy & Jennifer Maguire.