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Ambitious plans for Dublin’s College Green

Plans by the Irish government to acquire the Bank of Ireland headquarters on Dublin's College Green and develop it into a world literature centre have become more ambitious. The government has sta...
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World literature centre for Dublin?

The Irish government has revealed ambitious plans to acquire the Bank of Ireland headquarters on College Green and convert it into a world literature centre in light of Dublin's designation as a City...
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Dublin’s Lighthouse cinema closes

Ireland's high court has ordered the closure of the Lighthouse cinema in the Smithfield area of north inner city Dublin due to the inability of the company to pay outstanding rent of some
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US bank funds restoration of Dublin masterpiece

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is sponsoring the restoration of the painting The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife, in Dublin's National Gallery. Viewed by about 750,000 people a year, it is one of the m...
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Dublin Contemporary 2011

in 2011 Dublin is to host the largest contemporary art event ever staged in Ireland. Modelled on Germany's internationally renowned Documenta Festival which began in 1955, organisers of 'Dublin Contem...
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Protected status for Dublin's Mountjoy Square

Mountjoy Square in Dublin's north inner city is to be declared an architectural conservation area by Dublin City Council. Considered the city
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Dublin Contemporary 2011

Next year Dublin is to host the largest contemporary art event ever staged in Ireland. Modelled on Germany's internationally renowned Documenta Festival which began in 1955, organisers of 'Dublin Cont...
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Bronze Age Treasures go on show in Dublin

Treasures from the early Bronze Age have been presented for the first time to the public at the National Museum. The 4,000 year old hoard consists of a gold necklace, known as a lunula, and two small...
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Natural History Museum Reopens

After a three year period of closure forced by the collapse of a marble staircase in 2007, Dublin's National History Museum has reopened. Museum officials had originally sought to capitalise on th...
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Grand Canal Theatre Opens in Dublin

Dublin's new state of the art Grand Canal Theatre has opened with a sell-out production of Swan Lake by the Bolshoi ballet company. The theatre, which was designed by 'starchitect' Daniel Libeskind an...
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Dublin's viking heritage

Viking Wall at 'My City' Exhibition Part of Dublin
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Culture Night

25 September 2009. Dublin celebrates Culture Night in 124 different locations including St Stephen
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Stage set for Dublin's new theatre

The stage floorboards of Dublin's newest theatre have been ceremonially put in place at a media gathering involving Irish actor and honorary theatre director Gabriel Byrne. The theatre is located in t...
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Abbey Theatre in Difficulty

Ireland's national theatre, The Abbey, finds itself in the midst of major restructuring and is making a quarter of its staff redundant. Although Abbey director Fiach MacConghail has stressed that...
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National Gallery Purchases Orpen Painting

The National Gallery of Ireland has acquired a magnificent portrait by Sir William Orpen, of the famous Irish tenor Count John McCormack. Bought in London at Christie's, the gallery paid
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Museum developments postponed

Irish government sources have confirmed that plans to develop the National Museum at Collins Barracks have been postponed at the last minute as a result of budgetary restraints. The proposed project w...
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Lemonstreet's Last Hurrah.

"The Last Picture Show" After a period of nine busy years, the Lemonstreet Gallery is sadly closing its doors at the end of this month. The gallery first opened in 2000 in Lemon Street, off Grafton S...
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New literary festival for Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin is to host the first edition of the Sunday Independent
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Giant Gormley statue for Liffey Quay.

A 46 m-high black steel lattice statue by Turner Prize-winning artist Anthony Gormley is to be erected on the River Liffey at City Quay. Planning permission for the proposed sculpture of a human has b...
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