6 June 2012
Last updated at 10:06
It's day 19 and an international day as the torch leaves the UK for a few hours. Belfast-born Olympic silver medal winning boxer Wayne McCullough kisses Olympic gold medal winning boxer Michael Carruth, from Dublin, as he passes him the flame at the border crossing between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Seb Coe, chairman of the London 2012 organising committee, shelters under an umbrella as dignitaries watch the torch cross the border.
Hurling player Henry Shefflin hit the heights when he carried the torch along the skywalk above Croke Park stadium in Dublin.
Irish singing duo Jedward, aka John (left) and Edward Grimes, take their turn with the torch in Dublin.
Former athlete Sonia O'Sullivan, who is now Ireland's London 2012 Chef de Mission, lights the cauldron at St Stephen's Green, helped by her daughter Sophie.
The flame paid a visit to the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (left) and Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore. It was carried by Ronald Delany, who passed it to Bridget Taylor on the steps of the government buildings in Dublin
Dame Mary Peters, who ran, jumped and threw her way into the record books to win gold in the Pentathlon at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games, took pride of place as the torch wound its way through Belfast.
The big moment in Belfast when Laura McCann lit the cauldron at the evening celebration in front of thousands of people, most of whom were pointing cameras at her.