Irish President, Michael D. Higgins, addressed a crowd of 300 young people in his official residence, Áras an Uachtaráin, as part of his Being Young and Irish campaign. The President encouraged young people to share their vision for Ireland's future.
Today was an historic day for Ireland. In what is seen as a sign of the peace and close friendship between The Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom the country saw the first State visit by a British monarch.
Meanwhile, on Twitter the visit proved to be a goldmine for the best of Irish online comedy (and lightening fast Photoshop skills). Here are some of the best from today.