Cliona Kelly breastfeeding baby Aoife. Photograph: Dearbhla Kelly

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Pauline Joyce of Dublin airport security staff: the biggest delay is caused by people not having their liquids in a separate bag. Photograph: Garrett White

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 Oisín Corrigan, lifeguard on Dollymount Beach. Photograph: Alan Betson

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The stable block and chapel of Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Trina Gilchriest and Adi Roche of Chernobyl Children International welcome 11-year-old Maryna Malinouskaya to Ireland. Photograph: Brian Arthur

150 Belarusian children arrived in Ireland last weekend for a holiday. One of their hosts explains what it means to them

Spontaneous destruction: a gorse fire blazes in 2006. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

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Rockhill House, Letterkenny: the house was occupied by Anti-Treaty forces during the Irish Civil War

Rockhill House, Letterkenny

People can become malnourished when they are sick, due to the combined effect of reduced intake of food, the body’s attempt to deal with the illness, and prescribed medications.  Photograph: Thinkstock

Disease-related malnutrition costs the healthcare system more than obesity, yet it often goes undiagnosed and untreated

Photograph: Aidan Crawley

As the Government asks cab drivers about their personal safety, one speaks about the hazards of working in Dublin

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