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    Family at President's garden party in Áras an Uachtaráin, June 2015.

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    Girls at Maryfield College reviewing the first Leaving Cert exams, June 2015.

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    Taoiseach, Minister Fitzgerald and Muslim clerics at meeting in Government Buildings on 4th June, 2015 under Church State Dialogue.
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    Minister Ó Ríordáin with the Creative Competition overall winners, St Tiernans Community School, Dundrum, April 2015
    Ciaran Kilkenny with award winners at the Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition ceremony, April 2015
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    EPIC Graduation, Dublin 2014
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    Preparations for celebrating Chinese New Year, Dublin 2015

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    Esther Gaba and her daughter after the Citizenship Ceremony in Cork, 24th November 2014

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    New Irish citizens from the Philippines record the day, Citizenship Ceremony, 22 September 2014.

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    Eljada Mucaj arrived in Ireland in 2012, and Khorolsuren Natsagdorj in 2011. Both spoke very little English. They are pictured celebrating the excellent results they achieved in Junior Cert Higher English at Mount Carmel Secondary School, Kings Inn Street, Dublin, September 2014.

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    Hana Tesarikova, Petra Pohl, Egija Auzina, Paulina Posladek and Morgane Daumy celebrating their Junior Cert results at Mount Carmel Secondary School, September 2014.

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    Remembering the Roma who died in the Holocaust, August 2014

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    Oluwatoyin Ogundare and sons Tobi and Sean, left, at citizenship ceremony on 4th July 2014

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    New citizen and family at citizenship ceremony on 4th July 2014

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    New citizen and child at citizenship ceremony on 4th July 2014

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    Audience at citizenship ceremony on 4th July 2014

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    Celebrating Latvian Culture Day on May 4th 2014
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    Naomi and Dorcas Ekada cast their votes at Scoil Mhuire polling station in Shankill, during the Local and EU Elections on May 23rd 2014

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    Launch of Africa Day, 2014

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    Minister Shatter reviews the Guard of Honour at the Waterford Citizenship Ceremony on 7th March 2014

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    Children getting to know police horse Oscar in preparation for the Chinese New Year 2014, Year of the Horse

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    Holocaust Memorial Ceremony, 2014

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    bigger pictureA new Irish citizen who came here from Pakistan, after the citizenship ceremony on 20th January, 2014

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    Family of new Irish citizens after citizenship ceremony on 20th January 2014

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    Localise volunteers receive a Pride of Place Special City award for the Garden of Hope project, 16th November 2013

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    Minister Shatter at the launch of the Dublin City Council Voter Registration Campaign, 4th November 2013

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    Ireland internationals David Forde, Ciaran Clarke and Sean St Ledger at the launch of Football Against Racism fortnight, 13th October 2013

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    Family of new Irish citizen after ceremony on 27th August 2013

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    bigger pictureHerbert Innocent came to Ireland from Somalia when he was 13 and is now in 2013 a second year university student, a volunteer in the community and a member of the youth advisory panel to Headstrong – the National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

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    New Irish citizen after ceremony on July 4th 2013

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    A Syrian family is reunited at Dublin Airport, May 2013

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    Celebrating Africa Day 2013 at Farmleigh in the Phoenix Park

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    Dancers in Temple Bar on Latvian Culture Day. Temple Bar Company, with the Latvian Embassy in Ireland, “eLVē”(Latvian Society in Ireland choir), and Dublin City Council organised Latvian Culture Day in Ireland on 5 May 2013.
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    Participants in the Show Racism the Red Card awards ceremony, 11th April 2013 in the Aviva stadium.
    bigger pictureDublin City Council hosted a major conference 'Making Diversity Work' at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham from 6th - 8th February 2013. The conference brought together representatives from over 60 cities who are working together on the joint Council of Europe and European Commission Intercultural Cities initiative.
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    Minister Shatter pictured with Holocaust survivors, Tomi Reichental and Suzi Diamond at the Holocaust Memorial Commemoration on 27th January 2013
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    Celebration of Diwali, the Festival of Light, at Dublin City Hall on 12th November 2012

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    bigger picture 3 EPIC Programme graduates after the ceremony, 30th October 2012

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    Minister Shatter with EPIC graduates on 30th October 2012

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    New citizen and child after the ceremony 15th October 2012

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    Group of new Irish citizens after the ceremony 15th October 2012

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    bigger picture New citizen with baby after the Citizenship Ceremony
    15th October 2012

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    Mr Zéphyrin Ngaliema Mukoko, of the Integration Centre, newly appointed (1st October 2012) to the Dublin Joint Policing Committee with Councillor Gerry Breen and Assistant Garda Commissioner John Twomey.
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    New Citizens after the ceremony on 31 August 2012

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    New citizens with Gardaí after the ceremony on 31 August 2012

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    New citizen after the ceremony on 31 August 2012

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    Muraine Inqulaiji Raji and wife Moriliata at the Citizenship Ceremony on 14th June 2012.

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    New citizen celebrating on 14th June 2012.

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    After the Citizenship Ceremony
    14 June 2012

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    President Michael D Higgins, with Sanda Rusu, left, and Ciara McGuire, Holy Family Senior N S, Swords, Lansdowne Road, at the Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition Awards 2012

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    Pawsheetita and Taki, new Irish citizens at the Citizenship Ceremony in the National Convention Centre on 1st April, 2012.

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    New Irish citizens with Minister Shatter and Judge Bryan McMahon at the Citizenship Ceremony in Dublin Castle on 24th June 2011. CLICK TO ENLARGE
    New Irish citizens with Minister Shatter and Judge Bryan McMahon at the Citizenship Ceremony in Dublin Castle on 24th June 2011.

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    New Irish citizens at Dublin Castle on 24th June 2011

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