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Sheila O'Leary, 94, poses with medals and a blood stained red cross that belonged to her father Thomas Francis Byrne who was injured in the 1916 Easter Rising and her grandmother Lucy Agnes Smyth who was a nurse attending the injured, outside the General Post Office in Dublin during commemorative events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.

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Sheila O’Leary, 94, poses with medals and a blood stained red cross that belonged to her father Thomas Francis Byrne who was injured in the 1916 Easter Rising and her grandmother Lucy Agnes Smyth who was a nurse attending the injured, outside the General Post Office in Dublin during commemorative events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.

Participants take part in the St Patrick's Day parade on the streets of Dublin.

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Participants take part in the St Patrick’s Day parade on the streets of Dublin, Ireland

A man walks past billboard posters promoting the Yes campaign in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday in Dublin, Ireland. Voters in the Republic of Ireland are taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage on Friday. The referendum is being held 22 years after Ireland decriminalised homosexuality with more than 3.2m people being asked whether they want to amend the country's constitution to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. Polling stations opened at 07:00 BST with voting continuing until 22:00 BST and counting due to start on Saturday morning

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A man walks past billboard posters promoting the Yes campaign in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday in Dublin, Ireland

Model Jessie Gallagher wears a 'Creative Fantasy' hairpiece designed by last year's IHF Hairdresser of the Year at the launch of the 2014 Irish Hairdressing Championships at the National History museum in Dublin, in preparation for these important and prestigious awards which are known as the Oscars of the Irish hairdressing industry, a sector which employs almost 15,000 people.

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Model Jessie Gallagher wears a ‘Creative Fantasy’ hairpiece designed by last year’s IHF Hairdresser of the Year at the launch of the Irish Hairdressing Championships at the National History Museum in Dublin

Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.

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Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.