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Dublin leads the way in Ireland's referendum to same-sex marriage

Referendum saw over 62 per cent vote in favour of gay marriage Dublin South had the highest yes vote, at almost 75 per cent, in the weekend referendum to change the Irish constitution regarding sa...
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Dart rail service increases frequency

Expanded capacity linked to economic recovery Dublin's Dart services have increased their frequency from one train every 15 minutes to one every ten minutes. The extra capacity will affect peak ti...
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Dublin's Poolbeg chimneys get a reprieve

Well-known landmark was at risk of potential demolition The Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin's southside inner suburb of Ringsend have been granted a reprieve after Ireland's Electricity Supply Board (ES...
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Irish state buys Easter Rising site

Moore St buildings bought for €4 million The Irish state is to purchase the Moore Street site that was the scene of the rebels' last stand during the 1916 Easter Rising, an insurrection mounte...
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New cycle path at Dublin Bay

First part of Sutton to Sandcove cycleway Construction of a €5 million cycle path at Dublin Bay is to start on 1 April, as part of the planned Sutton to Sandycove cycleway. Dublin City Coun...
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Bewley’s closes for refurbishment

Grafton Street institution will reopen on ground floor only Bewley’s cafè on Grafton Street has closed until the autumn while it undergoes a €1 million-renovation, to rejuvenate...
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Traffic to be reduced in Dublin's College Green

Experimental traffic reductions in front of Trinity College A plan to reduce traffic to two lanes around Dublin's College Green will be introduced on a trial basis by Dublin City Council next year...
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Urban beach for south Dublin suburb

Dún Laoghaire project will include swimming pool with heated sea-water A €2.5 million “urban beach” and floating outdoor swimming pool at the harbour in the south Dublin sub...
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Ireland's National Museums consider entry fees

Museum board says it faces funding shortfall in 2015 Ireland's museum group is considering cost-saving proposals such as the closure of some of its sites or introducing admission charges, in an at...
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Record numbers sleeping rough in Dublin

Highest number since official count began in 2007 The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin is the highest since official counting began in 2007, according to the Dublin Region Homeless Execut...
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New rules for Dublin buskers

Permits and stricter regulations for street performances in Dublin Dublin City Council has approved the publication of draft bylaws that will regulate street performances in the capital for the fi...
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Public transport fares increase in Dublin

Price hike affects Dublin Bus, Luas, regional bus and train services Public transport fares are to increase in Dublin and across the republic, affecting services provided by Bus Éireann, Ia...
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Dublin launches interactive website

First website of its kind in Ireland Dublin has launched a new interactive website comprising real-time and collated data relating to the capital city. The Dublin Dashboard website incorporates...
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Dublin house prices continue to rise

Property prices in some Dublin areas rise by almost a third over last year House prices in Dublin have risen for the ninth consecutive quarter, according to the latest survey by leading property w...
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Dublin's Bord Gáis Theatre sold

Landmark property bought by prominent Dublin business people The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in the south Dublin Docklands has been sold for a reported €28 million after being put on the...
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National Gallery is Ireland's most popular free attraction

Dublin is home to nine out of top ten most-visited places The National Gallery of Ireland has once again topped the list of the country's most popular free attractions, recording almost 650,000 vi...
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Dublin's Molly Malone gets a makeover

Famous Dublin statue restored before return to streets The statue of legendary Dublin fishmonger Molly Malone will soon return to the streets following a two-month restoration programme costing an...
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Dublin's All Hallows College to close

Historic Dublin insititution closes due to falling student numbers The historic religious institution All Hallows College in Dublin is to close, over insufficient student numbers and dwindling fin...
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New planning zone at Dublin Docklands

22-storey buildings sanctioned in fast-track scheme Dublin Docklands could become a hive of building activity once more following the state's creation of a 66-hectare special planning zone along t...
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Book of Kells to stay at Trinity College

Major rebranding underway at historic Dublin college Dublin's Trinity College has abandoned plans to move the ninth-century Book of Kells to the basement of a nearby campus building following prot...
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Dublin builds replica Viking house

Botanic Gardens hosts Viking structure Construction of a Viking house using traditional building material and methods is nearing completion on the grounds of the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin...
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Dublin street artist decorates Brown Thomas

Dublin street artist decorates Brown Thomas Maser designs window displays at historic Dublin store Ireland's best known street artist has been commissioned to decorate one of the country's most hi...
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Airfield farm reopens in Dundrum

Working farm in Dundrum reopens after three-year renovation Airfield Farm in the affluent south Dublin suburb of Dundrum officially reopened to the public in mid-April following a three-year, &euro...
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Former Anglo Irish Bank HQ becomes Starbucks

Well known Dublin building welcomes US coffee chain The former headquarters of the failed Anglo Irish Bank on St Stephen’s Green in central Dublin is being turned into a Starbucks coffee outl...
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Restoration of Dublin's O'Connell Tower

Visitors to climb round tower for first time in four decades Visitors to Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery will be able to climb the giant O’Connell Tower for the first time in more than four...
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Rapid bus scheme proposed for Dublin

Transport system would connect Dublin suburbs to centre Three bus rapid transit routes, costing a total of about €650 million, have been proposed for Dublin by the National Transport Authority (...
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National Gallery of Ireland celebrates 150 years

Year of special anniversary events at historic Dublin art institutionThe National Gallery of Ireland celebrates its 150th anniversary with an expanded programme of exhibitions and events documenting i...
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Work begins on Dublin's Luas Cross City line

Utility services make way for tram tracks Construction work for Dublin's newest light rail link, the Luas Cross City line, has commenced at six sites in the city centre from St Stephen’s Green...
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Clampdown proposed for noisy buskers in Dublin

Buskers in breach of rules could face hefty fines Buskers playing loud music on Dublin streets could be arrested under revised by-laws proposed by Dublin City Council. Councillors are considering a...
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New Year's Eve in Dublin

New Year's events held in Dublin over three days New Year's festivities begin on 30 December with Love Dublin Day which comprises live music and free family-friendly cultural events in various locati...

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