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Dublin: Capital and largest city of Ireland
Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Situated on a bay on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey, it lies within the province of Leinster. It is bordered on the south by the Dublin Mountains, a part of the Wicklow Mountains range. It has an urban area population of 1,173,179, while the population of the Dublin Region as of 2016 was 1,347,359. The population of the Greater Dublin Area was 1,904,806 per the 2016 census.

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Coronavirus restrictions tightened in Dublin [Video]

Coronavirus restrictions tightened in Dublin

The Irish Government has announced plans to tighten its coronavirusrestrictions in Dublin. Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar warned that withoutfurther action there was a very real threat that Dublin..

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Migrant crisis: EU chief set to unveil new policy to replace Dublin asylum rule [Video]

Migrant crisis: EU chief set to unveil new policy to replace Dublin asylum rule

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:41Published
Stephen Kenny rues poor finishing as Republic suffer defeat against Finland [Video]

Stephen Kenny rues poor finishing as Republic suffer defeat against Finland

Stephen Kenny was left ruing his side’s lack of match sharpness and finishingtouch as the Republic of Ireland fell to the first defeat of his reign asmanager. Ireland’s 1-0 loss to Finland in the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:33Published

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