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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Aer Lingus clarifies new baggage rules

Ireland's national air carrier Aer Lingus has clarified its newly-introduced baggage regulations after it prohibited passengers from carrying more than one bag on all flights from 20 August. Aer Li...
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Tall ships come to Dublin

The Tall Ships Race arrives in Dublin on 23 August and motorists have been advised to avoid the city centre for the duration of the four day-celebration. The event is expected to entice up to a millio...
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New code of practice for Dublin buskers

Buskers and street performers in Dublin have come up with a new voluntary code of practice which they developed in collaboration with local traders and Dublin City Council. The three-month pilot sche...
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Library for Dublin's Central Bank?

Independent architectural think tank ResPublica has suggested that Dublin's Central Bank on Dame Street could become a new central library, once the bank relocates to the North Wall Quay by mid-2015....
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Ireland’s National Maritime Museum reopens

The National Maritime Museum in Dublin has re-opened after a period of closure for renovation. The museum is located in the former Mariners' Church in Dún Laoghaire, south Co. Dublin, si...
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Rovio considers moving base to Dublin

Rovio, the Finnish company behind the successful Angry Birds mobile phone game is considering moving its headquarters to Ireland, according to its chief executive Mikael Hed. He said that if the co...
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Jamie Oliver to open Dublin restaurant

English celebrity chef and restaurateur Jamie Oliver is to open his first Irish restaurant in Dublin this autumn. The restaurant is part of the Jamie’s Italian chain and will be in the Pembro...
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Dublin’s Abbey Theatre to relocate temporarily

The auditorium in Dublin’s Abbey Theatre is to close for nine weeks, from 17 July, to allow for the removal of asbestos discovered during a health and safety inspection in January. A producti...
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1916 heritage quarter for Dublin?

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Dublin’s Trinity College marks Old Library anniversary

Trinity College Dublin launched a series of celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the institution's Old Library building, on 5 April. Begun in May 1712, it took 20 years to complete the bui...
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Dublin’s Trinity College marks Old Library anniversary

Trinity College Dublin launched a series of celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the institution's Old Library building, on 5 April. Begun in May 1712, it took 20 years to complete the bui...
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Free wi-fi for outdoor locations in Dublin

Dublin City Council has backed plans for the provision of free outdoor wireless internet services at between eight and ten parks and open spaces across the capital. The free wi-fi service would be...
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Pedestrian plan for Dublin city centre

Dublin city centre is set to become largely pedestrianised, with priority given to walkers, cyclists and public transport, according to a new draft strategy developed by the city
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Dublin’s Light House cinema reopens

The Light House cinema in Dublin, which closed last April, has reopened under new management. Located in the north-west inner-city district of Smithfield, best known for its ancient horse fair, the a...
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New directors for Dublin galleries

Raymond Keaveney retired as director of the National Gallery of Ireland on 11 January, ending a prestigious and successful directorship spanning 23 years. He is being replaced by Se
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Flights launched between Dublin and Dubai

Dubai-based air carrier Emirates launched daily direct flights between Dublin and Dubai on 9 January, marking the airline
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Integrated transport tickets in Dublin

Integrated public transport tickets are to become available to commuters in Dublin by the end of the year. Known as the
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