Dublin

In recent years Dublin has suffered the effects of an economic downturn, including unemployment, emigration and the closure of many of its once bustling shops and restaurants. Housing is less expensive than it was during the booming Celtic Tiger years, from the late 1990s until 2008, but in 2013 pri...

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Screen cinema in Dublin closes

Cult cinema closes due to falling ticket sales. Dublin’s Screen Cinema, located opposite Trinity College on the corner of Townsend Street and Hawkins Street, closed down on 29 February after more t...
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New music festival for Dublin

A new open-air festival titled Longitude is scheduled to take place at Marlay Park in Rathfarnham in south Co. Dublin on the weekend of 19-21 July. The three-day festival will be headlined by vete...
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Tall ships come to Dublin

The Tall Ships Race arrives in Dublin on 23 August and motorists have been advised to avoid the city centre for the duration of the four day-celebration. The event is expected to entice up to a millio...
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Dublin’s Light House cinema reopens

The Light House cinema in Dublin, which closed last April, has reopened under new management. Located in the north-west inner-city district of Smithfield, best known for its ancient horse fair, the a...
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Bollywood comes to Dublin

Filming has begun on Ek the Tiger, the first Bollywood blockbuster movie to be made in Ireland. The Hindi-language romantic thriller is set in Dublin and centres around a man sent to the Irish capital...
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Dublin Gets Giant Observation Wheel

A 60-metre high observation wheel has been unveiled next to the O2 Theatre in the Docklands area of Dublin. The brainchild of property developer Harry Crosbie, the 350 ton structure known as the Wheel...