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Sinn Féin has apologized for the murder of Lord Mountbatten

The president of Sinn Féin has apologized for the murder of Lord Mountbatten at the hands of the IRA.  It is the first time such an explicit apology has come from a leader of the party that has long...
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The Irish woman who shot Benito Mussolini

Ireland remembers Violet Gibson with plaque outside her childhood home in Dublin. Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini survived an assassination attempt in Rome on 7 April 1926, after a bullet g...
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Ireland has highest daily covid-19 rate in the world

Ireland had one of the lowest coronavirus rates in Europe. It is now the highest in the world. Ireland has had 10,100 confirmed covid-19 cases per million people in the last seven days - the highest...
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Ryanair buys another 75 Boeing 737 Max

Ryanair, the largest low cost aircraft carrier in Europe, has just bought another 75 Boeing 737 Max, the aircraft that has been grounded worldwide since March 2019 after two deadly accidents occurred...
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Four Irishmen buy a plane ticket just to have a beer at the airport

In Ireland beer lovers haven’t been discouraged by the general lockdown that has closed pubs and restaurants in the country.  Since the ban doesn’t mention airport bars, four friends bought tickets...
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Fungie: Ireland loses hope for beloved dolphin, feared dead

Mounting concern in Ireland for the missing dolphin. Fungie, probably the most famous dolphin in the world, has not been seen for a week in the harbour of Dingle where he has entertained tourists dai...
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Smoke from US wildfires reaches Europe

US wildfire smoke crosses the Atlantic to northern Europe. Smoke from the wildfires devastating California and other parts of the western United States has made its way across the Atlantic Ocean to n...
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International schools in Dublin

Dublin makes an inviting atmosphere for children to study.  Dublin is Ireland’s capital city.  The name derived from an Irish word “Dubh-Linn” depicting the lake where the Vikings would tie their tra...
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Shamrock Rovers to face AC Milan in Dublin

Serie A giants travel to Dublin but match will be behind closed doors. Irish football team Shamrock Rovers are to welcome Serie A giants AC Milan to Dublin for a blockbuster European tie on 17 Septem...
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Covid-19: Irish tourism chief resigns over holiday in Italy

Fáilte Ireland chairman ignored Irish government advice to avoid non-essential travel abroad. The chairman of Ireland's national tourism authority has resigned after going on holiday to Italy, contra...
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Covid-19: Ireland lifts quarantine for 15 countries including Italy

No quarantine required for visitors to Ireland from Italy but UK has been left off list. Those who travel to the Republic of Ireland from 15 'safe travel' countries will not be required to undergo tw...
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Irish General Election Results

The Irish general election on 8 February resulted in a near three-way tie between Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. Sinn Féin, long considered a secondary political party, surged at the polls --th...
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Dublin celebrates Chester Beatty

Chester Beatty Library in Dublin marks 50th anniversary of its founder's death. Dublin's Chester Beatty Library is holding a year-long programme of special events to mark the 50th anniversary of the...
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Dublin Cross City tram line to open on 9 December

Cross City Luas will provide central link between Green and Red lines.Dublin's new Luas Cross City route comes into operation on 9 December, four years after works began on the route which connects th...
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Redevelopment plans for Dublin's Guinness brewery

New urban quarter for St James's Gate site in central Dublin.Part of Dublin's historic St James’s Gate brewery site, which has brewed Guinness since 1759, is set to be redeveloped as a "dynamic urban...
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Dublin hotel room rates at record levels

Average price of Dublin hotel room now higher than boom era.Room rates at Dublin hotels have reached a record high according to a report released by annual Crowe Horwath hotel industry survey. The ave...
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Dublin seeks to protect Hungry Tree

City councillors request preservation order for Dublin landmark. Dublin city councillors have called for the protection of the so-called Hungry Tree, a London Plane which over the decades has gradual...
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Wetherspoon to open superpub and hotel in Dublin

British low-cost pub chain to open fifth pub in Dublin. British pub group JD Wetherspoon has announced a €15 million development of a “superpub” and 98-bedroom hotel in Dublin's city centre. Wor...
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Expanded National Gallery reopens in Dublin

80 per cent more gallery space and 650 paintings on display. The historic wings of the National Gallery of Ireland – areas of which have been closed for decades – will reopen to the public on 15 Ju...
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Giant red squirrel sculpture in central Dublin

Portuguese artist creates monumental 3D red squirrel on Tara Street. A new mixed-media mural featuring a giant red squirrel has been unveiled at the top of Tara Street in Dublin’s city centre. T...
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