The President and Taoiseach have led tributes to a Co Clare man who died in a plane crash in Ethiopia.
President Michael D Higgins has extended deepest sympathies to the family of Michael Ryan, a native of Lahinch.
The father of two was among the 157 people who died with the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi came down minutes after take-off.
The cause of the crash hasn't yet been established.
The Taoiseach says the Co Clare engineer who died in the plane crash in Ethiopia was doing "life-saving work".
Mr Lynch had been working with the UN Food Programme.