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Culture Night in Dublin celebrates ten years

Dublin hosts its biggest Culture Night yet The tenth edition of Culture Night takes place on Friday 18 September in towns and cities across Ireland, with a record 230 venues in Dublin joining in an...
Brussels News

Brussels Design September

Tenth anniversary 10-30 Sept. This design festival includes home furnishing, arts and crafts, graphics, industrial products and architecture with a series of exhibitions, lectures, workshops and fi...
Dublin News

Dublin opens Phoenix Park tunnel to passenger trains

New rail link between capital and midlands but no stop at Heuston Work has begun to upgrade Dublin's Phoenix Park tunnel to provide a direct rail link for commuters between the midlands and Connoll...
Dublin News

National Gallery is Ireland's most popular free attraction

 Dublin is home to eight out of top ten most-visited free attractions The National Gallery of Ireland has once again topped the list of the country's most popular free attractions, although h...
Dublin News

New taxi ranks in Dublin

23 new taxi locations proposed across capital Dublin City Council (DCC) has approved draft bylaws for 23 new taxi ranks across Dublin, nine of which will be active 24 hours a day, and 14 operationa...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Dublin News

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...
Barcelona News

Catalonians vote for independence

The Catalonians who went to the polls on 9 November voted overwhelmingly in favour of the formation of a state independent from Spain. About 2.2 million people, out of an eligible electorate of 5.4 mi...
Barcelona News

Catalonian vote battles legalities

Consultation on more independence still set for 9 November According to a poll at the end of October most Catalonians would like more independence from Spain, but just less than 50 per cent would w...
Amsterdam News

Electrical taxis at Schipol airport

Over 160 electrical driven taxis started working between Schipol international airport and Amsterdam in mid October. Two taxi services, BIOS-Groen and BBF SchipolTaxi, with support from the city, n...
Copenhagen News

Home burials in Denmark

Burials on private property are creeping up in Denmark, according to a report in the English language paper The Copenhagen Post. Last year 52 families were granted permission to bury urns on their...
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