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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.


Ireland suffer another Six Nations against France [Video]

Ireland suffer another Six Nations against France

Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations title aspirations were prematurely ended as France underlined their status as tournament favourites by grinding out a 15-13 win in Dublin.The Irish suffered successive..

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EU reverses plan to restrict vaccines via NI border [Video]

EU reverses plan to restrict vaccines via NI border

The European Union on Friday abruptly reversed a plan to use emergency Brexit measures to restrict exports of COVID-19 vaccines from crossing the Irish border into the United Kingdom. Edward Baran..

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Fox roams empty streets of Dublin [Video]

Fox roams empty streets of Dublin

One eyewitness filmed a fox roaming the empty streets of Dublin on Saturday January 9.

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Family and friends pay tribute to ‘kind’ George Nkencho [Video]

Family and friends pay tribute to ‘kind’ George Nkencho

The family of George Nkencho who was shot dead by armed gardai in Dublin havedescribed life as a “gift” and urged people “not to waste it”. A memorial forthe 27-year-old, who died on December..

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Protest outside garda station after shooting of George Nkencho [Video]

Protest outside garda station after shooting of George Nkencho

Supporters of the family of George Nkencho, who was shot dead by gardai onWednesday, hold a picket at the Spire on Dublin's O'Connell Street and outsidePearse Street Garda station. Mr Nkencho was shot..

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Craft brewery set for expansion after Covid crisis canned beer success [Video]

Craft brewery set for expansion after Covid crisis canned beer success

A Dublin craft brewery is set to expand this year after refocusing on theproduction of canned beer to offset the impact of pub closures during theCovid-19 pandemic.

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First ferries arrive in Dover and Dublin under post-Brexit rules [Video]

First ferries arrive in Dover and Dublin under post-Brexit rules

The first ferries have arrived in Dublin and Dover under new trade rulesbetween the UK and EU member states, following the end of the Brexittransition period. In Dublin, around a dozen freight trailers..

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