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Dublin strikes as unemployment grows.

As Dublin witnesses high profile protests on its streets, the capital is bracing itself for widespread civil unrest in the weeks to come. On 25 February An Garda Siochana (Ireland's police force) hel...
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Traffic Congestion Charge on the Cards.

The Deloitte Report, a study commissioned by the Department of Transport, confirms the inevitability of the introduction of congestion charges to reduce traffic levels in Dublin, coming into effect wi...
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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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Dublin recycling changes hands.

Green bin collections in Dublin are now being carried out by Greyhound Recycling, which has taken over from Oxigen Environmental. Winner of several awards in the recycling industry, Greyhound Recyclin...
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Huge Reduction to Dublin's Public Transport.

Dublin Bus is axing 290 jobs and withdrawing 120 buses, which is about 10 per cent of its fleet. The company blamed the decision on reduced passenger numbers, brought on by "the contraction of employ...
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Hostel for young homeless closed.

Social workers say Dublin's homeless children and teenagers are at risk since this week's closure of two emergency care hostels in the north inner city. The hostels provided beds for homeless children...
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JetBird launches European jet-taxi service.

Clontarf-based aviation company JetBird is set to change the face of European business air travel with its new fleet of Embraer Phenom 100s, a new type of Very Light Jet (VLJ) built in Brazil. Offerin...
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Dublin's Capel Street awarded conservation status.

Historic Capel Street in central Dublin has been designated an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) as part of the city council
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Dundrum shopping centre extension gets go ahead.

The second phase of a major shopping centre in South Dublin is to go ahead despite Ireland's economic downturn. Stage Two of Dundrum Town Centre will require significant demolition of existing prope...
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Dublin parking costs rise.

Charges for on-street parking in central Dublin have risen from
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Dublin schools hit by budget cuts.

More than a third of Dublin primary schools are to lose at least one teacher as of September 2009, according to an inquiry into the effects of education budget cuts commissioned by Irish Republican pa...
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Docklands Christmas.

The Christmas season in Dublin kicks off on Sunday 16 November with the lighting of the Docklands Christmas tree at the chq building at 17.30. A gospel choir will also be singing at the futuristic sho...
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Dublin councillors debate high-rise buildings.

Councillors have agreed to debate a variation to the 2005-2011 Dublin development plan which would allow greater height and density in new buildings in five key inner city areas. Should the change be...
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Dublin marathon Monday.

The Dublin, or friendly marathon as it is called, sets off from Fitzwilliam Square at 9.00 on Monday 27 October and finishes in nearby Merrion Square. There are some 11,700 registered runners, which...
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Dublin considers banning cross-city cars.

Cars could be banned from crossing Dublin centre city within the next two years if recommendations in a city council report come into effect. According to the report the city roads are already at sa...
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Dublin Bay infill controversy.

Local residents are up in arms over a proposal currently before the An Bord Pleanala (town planning authority) to infill 52 acres of Dublin Bay. Over 4,000 people have already voiced their objections...

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