Sunny and cloud-free skies helped fuel a record-breaking heat wave in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard the Terra satellite captured this true-color image of the brilliantly green islands basking in spring heat on May 26, 2012 [OS][3600×4400]

Sunny and cloud-free skies helped fuel a record-breaking heat wave in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The Moderate Resolution Imaging … More

Silver Open-Ring Brooch with terminals depicting grinning mask like faces with amber inlays. Found in Galway, Ireland with possible Pictish origins and dated to early 9th century AD. [1905×2005]

Silver Open-Ring Brooch with terminals depicting grinning mask like faces with amber inlays. Found in Galway, Ireland with possible Pictish … More

Crew of the battleship HMS Audacious take to lifeboats after being hit by a German naval mine off the northern coast of Donegal, Ireland. Photograph taken by a passenger aboard RMS Olympic (sister ship of Titanic), which picked up the survivors. (Oct. 26, 1914) [2594×1729]

Crew of the battleship HMS Audacious take to lifeboats after being hit by a German naval mine off the northern … More