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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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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Increased powers recommended for Dublin mayor

Report reccomends transfer of local authority powers to Dublin mayor New executive powers including the funding, staff and management decisions of national tourist and transport bodies and the depar...
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Christmas traffic plan in Dublin

Traffic police in Dublin launched the capital's Christmas traffic plan on 8 December. Operation Open City is designed to keep Dublin's public transport flowing and minimise disruption to private tr...
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Revamp for Grafton Street quarter

Pedestrian-friendly plan discourages cars around Grafton Street A major upgrade is underway on Dublin's premiere shopping thoroughfare, the pedestrianised Grafton St, including works on the surroun...
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ESB to redevelop Dublin headquarters

Development excludes Georgian façade restoration Ireland's Electrical Supply Board (ESB) is to redevelop its headquarters on Fitzwilliam St in south central Dublin. The plans come almost 5...
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Ireland votes to keep Irish senate

Voters reject proposal to scrap senate in shock defeat for government Irish voters have rejected a government proposal to abolish Seanad Éireann, the Republic of Ireland's upper house of par...
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Radical draft plans for Dublin traffic

A draft report by the National Transport Authority (NTA) has concluded that much of the traffic currently passing through Dublin city centre should be directed elsewhere. However, while elements of...
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Culture Night in Dublin

 The eighth edition of Culture Night takes place on Friday 20 September in towns and cities across Ireland, with nearly 200 venues in Dublin joining in and staying open late. The capital's Cul...
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Dublin’s Victorian fruit market to be redeveloped

The Victorian fruit and vegetable market between Capel Street and the Four Courts in Dublin’s north inner city will be redeveloped next year as a “continental-style” food emporium....
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Dublin bridge named after Rosie Hackett

 Dublin city council has voted to call the new bridge over the river Liffey at Marlborough Street after Rosie Hackett, a Dublin trade unionist who co-founded the Irish Women Workers’ Union...
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Charity shops to open on Grafton Street

Charity shops will now be allowed to open on Dublin's main shopping thouroughfare Grafton St, following a decision taken by Dublin city council. Councillors had been asked to consider the introduction...
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New bylaws sought for Dalkey Island

The local council responsabile for Dalkey Island in Dublin Bay is seeking to introduce new bylaws to help preserve the island's heritage and ecology. The uninhabited 9-hectare island is situated on...

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