An historic visit from Prince Charles and Ireland goes to the polls, take a look back at the week gone by as seen through the lenses of award-winning Irish Times photographers. Video: David Dunne
Dunnes Stores, Gorey was closed without warning at 6pm on Thursday May 21st. Bill Abom from Mandate Trade Union speaks on behlaf of the staff.
Ronan McGreevy tells the story of two brothers who fought for and against the British Army. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray are among the tennis players to be amazed by trick shot artist Stefan Bojic. Video: Reuters
Maria, 21, on women reclaiming their place on the land. Video: Viv Maher
President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina casting their votes at St Mary's Hospital, in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Voting opened on the same-sex marriage that could make Ireland the first country in the world to adopt the policy by popular vote.
Emigrants are returning to Ireland today specifically to vote in the Referendum. Some have been travelling for well over 12 hours only to return again in 24.
The New York Times has published a selection of leaked emails, showing Hillary Clinton's private correspondence related to the 2012 Benghazi attacks. Video: Reuters
Inside the Kenco school. Video: Viv Maher
Honduras: a Kenco student on why women need to reclaim their place on the land
The Referendum Commission has today called on all voters to use their vote in both referendums on Friday May 22nd. Video: Referendum Commission
A dramatic rescue from Colombia's landslide-ravaged Salgar as police officers act quickly to save a dog from a rushing river swollen by recent heavy rain. The dog suffered injuries from rocks and debris but is expected to recover. Video: Reuters
Sligo artist Andrea Flanagan puts in the final touches before her solo exhibition running at the Hyde Bridge Gallery in Sligo. The exhibition will open on Friday May 22nd at 8pm, and features eight large format oil paintings. Video: Daniel O'Connor
The official trailer for 'Batkid Begins', the story of Miles Scott who became a worldwide sensation after he survived leukemia and made a wish to be the real life Batman. Video: Warner Bros.
The same-sex marriage referendum campaigns started in earnest in March and have not been out of the news since. Here is a collection of some of the headline grabbing quotes from both sides of the argument.
Islamic State militants and Syrian government forces battle for the historical city of Palmyra. Video: Reuters
One World Observatory, the observation deck atop the newly-constructed One World Trade Center building in lower Manhattan, gets set to open to visitors on May 29th, offering 360-degree views of New York. Video: Reuters
Scenes from Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Lissadell House and then Mullaghmore Co.Sligo where Prince Charles’s great-uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten died in an IRA bombing in 1979. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Take a look inside property developer Sean Dunne's Ballsbridge home which is up for sale at €7m. Until recently it was rented to the South African Embassy for €180,000 a year. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Fine Gael held their final press conference before the same sex referendum on Friday. Taoiseach Enda Kenny called on the electorate to say 'Yes to equality'.
Prince Charles praises current warm relations between Britain and Ireland, while sharing the pain of losing his great-uncle, Lord Mountbatten to an IRA bomb attack. Video: Reuters
Contestants from Albania, Armenia, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Greece, Estonia, Georgia, Serbia and Belgium make up the first ten finalists of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. Video: Reuters
Cannes is abuzz with controversy over a claim women were turned away from a red carpet screening for wearing flat shoes instead of heels; actress Emily Blunt weights into the debate, calling the report 'very disappointing'. Video: Reuters
Amazing footage captures the moment lightning strikes at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown in Dublin. Video: Nicola Duffy
Having been blown into the zoo enclosure during an animal show in China's Zhejiang Province, a red-crowned crane squares off against two tigers and lives to tell the tale, suffering only minor injuries. Video: Reuters
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls on Southeast Asian countries to uphold obligation to rescue people in distress at sea. Video: Reuters
Mothers and Fathers Matter held their final press conference before the same-sex referendum on Friday. Senator Fidelma Healy Eames addressed issues of groupthink and sex education.
First Families First had their final press conference before the referendum on same-sex marriage on Friday. During it John Waters addressed Mary McAleese, Ashers Bakery and the referendum commissioner.
Actor Cillian Murphy meets up with The National's Bryce Dessner to discuss Sounds from a Safe Harbour, a festival of music, art and conversation running in Cork from the 17th-20th of September. Video: Myles O'Reilly
Former president of Ireland, Mary McAleese speaks to Mary Minihan about her catholic son bullied for being gay and the negative mail she has recieved during the Same-sex Marriage Referendum campaign.
HRH Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall commence their 4 day Irish tour at NUI Galway. Prince Charles then visited the Marine Institute in Oranmore and the Burren in Co Clare. Video: Bryan O’Brien
Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness speak to the media at NUI Galway where the Sinn Fein leader shook hands with HRH Prince Charles on the first day of his 4 day Irish Tour with his wife the Duchess of Cornwall. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Former President speaks of ‘hopes and fears’ for son, Justin, who is gay, at LGBT event in Dublin.
Parents who lost babies at Portlaoise hospital appear before the Oireachtas health committee.
US President Barack Obama sends his first tweet from his very own account on Twitter, quickly amassing more than a million followers. Video: Reuters
Artists performing in the Eurovision Song Contest, including Ireland's Molly Sterling, attend the opening ceremony, kicking off a week of competition culminating in Saturday's grand final. Video: Reuters
'After the polls close, don't be this guy' - Straight Up for Equality are encouraging people to make sure they use their vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum. Video: straightupforequality.org
Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at a Bangkok court for the start of her trial on negligence charges. Video: Reuters
Fit Kids/Fit Teens Hip Hop & Break Dance Classes are encouraging confidence, fitness and friendship through song, dance & fun for ages 3-21 years. Video: Barry Cronin