In Pictures: All change for Ireland as country faces pandemic and Brexit issues
Ireland’s year, like everyone’s, was dominated by the pandemic which took a human and financial toll with other clouds looming on the horizon.
Taoiseach Micheal Martin, whose post-election deal with Fianna Fail’s arch-rivals Fine Gael was historic and will eventually see him hand back the job to Leo Varadkar, is also awaiting developments in Brexit talks.
With a vaccination coming, hopes of a better 2021 will sustain Irishmen and women after a stormy year.
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