Pope Francis arrived in Croke Park to a welcome from more than 80,000 people on Saturday 26th of August as he traveled through the crowd in a car accompanied by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and his security detail.  See more information about the full event here. Lensmen photographers were there to shoot this historical event, the second time the Pope visited Ireland. 38 years ago Lensmen photographers were also there to photograph Pope John Paul II visit to Ireland. Check out the images below

In 1979 Pop John Paul II visited Ireland and held mass in Phoenix Park on a custom-built altar of 1 million people. These photographs are from our archive, which has over 40 million photos of Irish events from 1952 onwards. See our archive here

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