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Dublin: Capital 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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Sacking of UK minister who broke Northern Ireland logjam dismays Belfast, Dublin

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sacked the minister who helped end three years of political paralysis in Northern Ireland, prompting criticism on Thursday that Johnson was indifferent to the..
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Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workings

facebook dating launch blocked in europe after it fails to show privacy workings
Facebook has been left red-faced after being forced to call off the launch date of its dating service in Europe because it failed to give its lead EU data regulator enough advanced warning —..
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Voters respond to Sinn Fein's big gains in Irish election [Video]Voters respond to Sinn Fein's big gains in Irish election

Dublin voters respond to the landslide result for Sinn Fein in the Irish General Election which sent shockwaves around the country. The dominance of two parties since the foundation of the State has..

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Mary Lou McDonald: Irish General Election has delivered 'historic change' [Video]Mary Lou McDonald: Irish General Election has delivered 'historic change'

Ireland’s General Election has delivered historic change to the shape of the country’s political landscape, Mary Lou McDonald has declared. Sinn Fein is on track to challenge the 90-year duopoly of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:48Published

Wayne Pivac and Alun Wyn Jones reflect on Wales' Six Nations defeat to Ireland [Video]Wayne Pivac and Alun Wyn Jones reflect on Wales' Six Nations defeat to Ireland

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac and captain Alun Wyn Jones speak at the press conference following their defeat to Ireland in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

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Candidates vote as Ireland heads to the polls [Video]Candidates vote as Ireland heads to the polls

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar cast his ballot in Dublin on Saturday, in a general election that is likely to remove him from power. Emer McCarthy reports.

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President Michael D Higgins votes in Irish General Election [Video]President Michael D Higgins votes in Irish General Election

Irish President Michael D Higgins has cast his vote in the country's General Election. Mr Higgins was accompanied by his wife Sabina Higgins to vote at a polling station in St Mary's Hospital in..

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Sinn Fein on the brink of power as Ireland heads to polls [Video]Sinn Fein on the brink of power as Ireland heads to polls

If Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald can turn the Irish nationalist party's opinion poll lead into a historic election breakthrough this week, it will be healthcare and housing not their signature..

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Stuart Hogg admits to ‘schoolboy error’ as fumble costs his side a second-half score [Video]Stuart Hogg admits to ‘schoolboy error’ as fumble costs his side a second-half score

Head Coach Gregor Townsend and Captain Stuart Hogg hold a press conference at Aviva Stadium in Dublin following a loss against Ireland in the Six Nations Championship. Scotland’s new skipper Hogg..

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'Tonight we say goodbye to an old friend': Irish PM [Video]'Tonight we say goodbye to an old friend': Irish PM

The European Union and Britain are further apart in rhetoric than substance as they begin future trade talks, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said, ahead of Britain's departure from the bloc.

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Heartbroken father says goodbye to three young children [Video]Heartbroken father says goodbye to three young children

Three young children found dead at their home in Dublin have been laid to rest. A Mass of the Angels will be held for the siblings at the Church of The Holy Family, Rathcoole, followed by burial in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Michel Barnier meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar ahead of Brexit [Video]Michel Barnier meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar ahead of Brexit

After holding talks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Dublin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said both sides could work together to strike a mutually beneficial deal. Mr Varadkar also made..

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Fianna Fail and Fine Gael unveil manifestos for General Election [Video]Fianna Fail and Fine Gael unveil manifestos for General Election

Ireland’s two largest parties have unveiled their manifestos ahead of the General Election, in Dublin. Fianna Fail and Fine Gael launched their plans within hours of each other on day 10 of the..

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Ireland's housing crisis becomes key election issue after homeless man seriously injured | #TheCube [Video]Ireland's housing crisis becomes key election issue after homeless man seriously injured | #TheCube

He was hospitalised after authorities removed his tent from near a Dublin canal while he was sleeping inside it | #TheCubeView on euronews

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Strictly Come Dancing to sashay its way across the country [Video]Strictly Come Dancing to sashay its way across the country

Strictly Come Dancing is set to sashay its way across the country again as the The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2020 launches in Birmingham. Celebrities who took part in last year's competition will..

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rish premier Leo Varadkar urges parties to get behind powersharing deal [Video]rish premier Leo Varadkar urges parties to get behind powersharing deal

Irish premier Leo Varadkar urges other parties to "get onboard" with powersharing talks. Speaking in Dublin, he said: “We are at a very sensitive point now in the talks in Northern Ireland and..

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Finucane: People of Ireland shouldn't be 'collateral damage' in Brexit process [Video]Finucane: People of Ireland shouldn't be 'collateral damage' in Brexit process

Sinn Fein MP John Finucane says that the people of Ireland shouldn't be 'collateral damagage' in Brexit process - something that is an 'English nationalist project'. Finucane said Brexit has “changed..

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Alleged IS member Lisa Smith arrives at Dublin court [Video]Alleged IS member Lisa Smith arrives at Dublin court

An Irish woman who is an alleged member of the so-called Islamic State group has arrived at a court in Dublin. Lisa Smith has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, under 2005 terror..

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Sinn Fein eyes government, Irish unity poll after election surge

Sinn Fein on Monday said it wanted a major role in Ireland's next government after a record election showing, a move that would raise its central goal of reunification with Northern Ireland near the..
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Irish election produces an earthquake as Sinn Fein tops poll

irish election produces an earthquake as sinn fein tops poll
DUBLIN — Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday, after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein win the biggest share of..
WorldNews - Published

Exit poll shows dead heat among 3 major parties in Ireland election

exit poll shows dead heat among 3 major parties in ireland election
DUBLIN — Ireland’s three biggest political parties are likely to face a difficult process of forming a new government, with an exit poll suggesting they finished in a virtual tie in parliamentary..
WorldNews - Published

Six Nations 2020: Centre Nick Tompkins will make his first Wales start against Ireland

Saracens centre Nick Tompkins will make his first Wales start against Ireland in Saturday's Six Nations trip to Dublin.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Passengers on flight to Dublin left terrified after man removed due to 'flu-like symptoms'

coronavirus: passengers on flight to dublin left terrified after man removed due to 'flu-like symptoms'
Passengers flying from Russia to Dublin were left terrified after a man was removed from a flight with a suspected case of coronavirus. Travellers were instructed to stay in their seats for two hours..
WorldNews - Published

Ireland hold off wasteful Scotland to earn opening win

Uninspired Ireland earn a 19-12 Six Nations win in Dublin as Stuart Hogg's second-half missed chance sums up Scotland's wasteful performance.
BBC News - Published

Ireland's Fianna Fail pledges early preparations for unification vote

Ireland's main opposition party, Fianna Fail, leading in opinion polls ahead of a Feb. 8 election, pledged on Friday to start preparations on how Dublin should approach a possible referendum on the..
Reuters - Published

Irish farmers fire election warning shot with Dublin tractor protest

Irish farmers paralyzed parts of central Dublin for the second time in as many months by parking over 100 tractors in the streets on Wednesday in a protest against the government on the first day of..
Reuters - Published

More human remains found in Dublin day after limbs discovered

'Partial body remains have been located in this burnt out vehicle'
Independent - Published

'Human limbs' found in plastic bag in Dublin

'How many more deaths and brutal incidents such as this much be inflicted upon local residents?'
Independent - Published

Briton Ian Bailey held over 1996 murder as Irish court endorses extradition

British journalist Ian Bailey was arrested in Dublin on Monday after the Irish High court endorsed his extradition to France in connection with the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years..
Reuters - Published

Essex lorry deaths: Eamonn Harrison extradition hearing resumes

Eamonn Harrison, who was detained in Dublin in November, is to face 39 manslaughter charges.
BBC News - Published

IS detainee deported from Turkey charged after return to Ireland

Irish police charged a woman aligned to Islamic State on Wednesday, three days after she was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences when she returned to Dublin from Turkey.
Reuters - Published

Islamic State detainee arrested on her return to Ireland from Turkey

An Irish citizen aligned to Islamic State deported from Turkey along with her two-year-old daughter was arrested on her return to Dublin on Sunday on suspicion of terrorist offences, Irish police said.
Reuters - Published

IS bride and daughter returning to Ireland

The Irish citizen who became an Islamic State bride is due back in Dublin on Sunday morning.
BBC News - Published

Thousands of angry farmers park tractors in EU cities

Farmers in Paris, Dublin, and Berlin are angry over policy changes they say threaten their livelihood.
BBC News - Published

Farmers bring central Dublin to a halt with tractor protest

Farmers shut down busy parts of Dublin's city center for a second successive day on Wednesday by parking dozens of tractors in the capital to protest against low beef prices and climate change..
Reuters - Published

Airbnb profited $46 million in 2018 outside US, China

airbnb profited $46 million in 2018 outside us, china
Airbnb's business excluding the United States and China turned a net profit of $46.47 million in 2018 compared with a loss of $97.22 million the previous year, according to an earnings statement the..
WorldNews - Published

Blaming EU, Mitsotakis Says Greece Hits Wall Over Refugee Crisis

blaming eu, mitsotakis says greece hits wall over refugee crisis
ATHENS – As hundreds more refugees and migrants are arriving almost daily on Greek islands from Turkey, where they had gone fleeing war and strife in their homeland, Prime Minister Kyriakos..
WorldNews - Published

Essex lorry deaths: Eamonn Harrison, 22, held for 10 days

Eamonn Harrison was detained on a European Arrest Warrant in Dublin.
BBC News - Published

More than 5bn without meaningful access to justice, says Mary Robinson

more than 5bn without meaningful access to justice, says mary robinson
More than five billion people worldwide have no meaningful access to justice and the problem has worsened in the last two decades, former president Mary Robinson has said. Access to justice is at the..
WorldNews - Published

Conor McGregor convicted of assault in Dublin

The mixed martial arts star pleads guilty to punching a man at a Dublin pub in April.
BBC News - Published

Rewind: Journalist Veronica Guerin's murder

In 1997, Steve Kroft reported on the Irish journalist's death. After she exposed Dublin's criminal underworld, her murder became a national obsession
CBS News - Published

UK police: man arrested in Ireland is of interest in truck death investigation

British police said a man arrested in Dublin on Saturday is a person of interest in their investigation into the deaths of 39 people who were found in a truck container.
Reuters - Published

Pilot: Crew members "lost consciousness" due to fumes in cabin

Two crew members and a passenger on an American Airlines plane have been taken to a hospital in Dublin after fumes from spilled cleaning fluid caused an emergency landing
CBS News - Published

Stuxnet, Archbishop of Dublin, Redshirting

First, the Stuxnet computer virus has officials asking if U.S. infrastructure is safe; Then, the sex abuse crisis in Ireland has turned the archbishop of Dublin into an outspoken critic; Also, Morley..
CBS News - Published

Climate change activists ‘wallpaper’ government department with science reports

climate change activists ‘wallpaper’ government department with science reports
Environmental activists have ‘wallpapered’ the front of a Government department with pages of science detailing the climate impact of fracked gas. A group of protesters, many dressed in boiler..
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Brexit deal 'pathway' could require compromise on customs and consent

London and Dublin playing cards close to their chest on new proposals for Irish border
Independent - Published

DUP leader accuses EU and Dublin of trying to trap Northern Ireland

The leader of the small Northern Irish party that supports Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government accused the European Union and Ireland on Tuesday of trying to trap the British territory in a..
Reuters - Published

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

The European Union and Ireland said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading toward a no-deal..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: MEPs reject UK border plan as Dublin hardens its stance

brexit: meps reject uk border plan as dublin hardens its stance
Boris Johnson’s plan to break the Brexit deadlock over the Irish border have been rejected by an influential committee of European parliamentarians, in a blow to hopes of securing agreement from the..
WorldNews - Published

UK PM Johnson brushes away EU criticism of Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday brushed away criticism of leaked plans to manage the Irish border after Brexit, saying comments from Brussels and Dublin were not aimed at Britain's..
Reuters - Published

DUP leader meets Irish PM in Dublin to discuss backstop

The leader of the Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government met with the Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Wednesday evening, national..
Reuters - Published

EU prods Britain towards Northern Ireland backstop to break Brexit deadlock

The European Union has pressed Britain to give Northern Ireland special status within the bloc's trading orbit to unlock a Brexit deal, with Dublin promising a positive response should London shift its..
Reuters - Published

Second-string Republic of Ireland beat Bulgaria

Two late goals help a second-string Republic of Ireland side beat Bulgaria 3-1 in Tuesday's friendly in Dublin.
BBC News - Published

No-deal Brexit will be a failure, says Boris Johnson

no-deal brexit will be a failure, says boris johnson
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, facing staunch opposition at home, told Ireland's leader Monday that a new Brexit deal can be reached so Britain leaves the European Union (EU) by the October 31..
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Boris Johnson presses for Brexit deal in Dublin despite Irish warnings

boris johnson presses for brexit deal in dublin despite irish warnings
Under pressure to show progress on a Brexit breakthrough, UK prime minister Boris Johnson has arrived in Ireland to press for a deal to secure Britain’s exit from the EU. Speaking alongside his Irish..
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Ireland warns PM Johnson: no-backstop equals no-deal Brexit

Ireland told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday that he must make specific proposals on the future of Irish border if there is to be any hope of averting a no-deal Brexit, saying Dublin..
Reuters - Published

Leo Varadkar confronts Boris Johnson with withering assessment of his Brexit strategy in strained joint press conference

Leaders admit there will be no breakthrough in talks in Dublin today
Independent - Published

Rugby World Cup: Ireland beat Wales 19-10 in final warm-up game

Ireland beat Wales 19-10 in Dublin in the final warm-up game for both sides ahead of the World Cup.
BBC News - Published

Rugby World Cup warm-up: Rhys Patchell starts for Wales against Ireland

Rhys Patchell will start at fly-half in Wales' final World Cup warm-up game, against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

Irish border checks inevitably disruptive after no-deal Brexit: EU

The European Union is still in talks with Dublin over how to organize border checks on the island of Ireland in case of a no-deal Brexit but such controls would inevitably be "disruptive", according to..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Democrats slam Pence for staying at Trump hotel in Ireland

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence drew fire from Democrats on Tuesday when he met with Irish leaders in the capital Dublin but stayed at a hotel owned by President Donald Trump almost 300 km (180 miles)..
Reuters - Published

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