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Ireland's political 'think-ins', in pictures

We could probably ‘caption competition’ most of these.

THE COALITION PARTIES both concluded their annual ‘think-ins’ today, with the imminent Budget and referendums dominating the talks.

There was also some A LOT of tea drank, it seems.

Ireland's political 'think-ins', in pictures
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  • Fine Gael Think-In

    'I'll be mum': Senator Paul Coghlan, Minister for Health James Reilly and Minister for Children, Frances FitzgeraldSource: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    One for the road. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Good thinking. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Ah, no I won't have another. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Remember that time you tried to oust me as leader?Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-in

    Yeah, that didn't work. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    But we're still friends. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think In

    TD Catherine Byrne and Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan thinking.Source: Laura Hutton
  • Labour Party Think-In

    There was tea in Meath too. Source: Mark Stedman
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    What could we do to him?Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Gotcha!Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Laughing and thinking. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Best in class. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Giddy on caffeine?Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Would you have another?Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Enterprise Richard Bruton and TD for Cavan Monaghan Heather Humphreys thinking.Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    No tea?Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O'Connor and MEP Sean Kelly enjoying a cuppa and thinking. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Group think. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Good thinking again. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar and Minister of State at the same Dept, Michael Ring thinking together. Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon and Government Chief Whip Paul Kehoe reading the papers and thinking.Source: Laura Hutton
  • Fine Gael Think-In

    Enda has some more tea with fellow Mayo native Michelle MulherinSource: Laura Hutton
  • Labour Party Think-In

    The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, is pictured talking with Minister for State for Public and Commuter Transport, Alan Kelly TDSource: Mark Stedman
  • Labour Party Think

    The Tánaiste leaves his party's think-in. Source: Mark Stedman
  • Labour Party Think

    The Tánaiste leaves his party's think-in. Source: Mark Stedman

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