Rarely seen photographs from The Easter Rebellion 1916 -A New Illustrated History by Conor McNamara. The General Post Office (GPO) was reduced to a shell in the inferno, with the roof and interior floors completely demolished. The GPO had only been reopened to the public earlier in the year after extensive renovations.
The 81st Royal Meath Agricultural Show has taken place on the banks of the Boyne in Trim, featuring a huge range of animal and domestic industry class competitions as well as family events and entertainment. Photos: Tom Honan / The Irish Times
The 103rd Jones Engineering Dublin City Liffey Swim has taken place with 522 swimmers competing. 219 women and 303 men swam the 2km route from Rory O’More Bridge to Custom House Quay. Photos: Tom Honan / The Irish Times