Republic of Ireland
    Let’s get away from the insular world that many think is the centre of the universe these days, and take a look at some other things that have attracted interest via Facebook. From a discreet random act of kindness in New York that becomes known worldwide, to the thought provoking photos of a Yemeni, the power of photography cannot be ignored. There have been many iconic photographs that have captured the world’s attention over the years, like the National Geographic’s unforgettable June 1985 cover of the Afghan refugee ‘Girl with Green Eyes’. Photography has conveyed many messages and these days, with social networking, it is reachable to millions within minutes. Here are two that set Facebook abuzz with comments.