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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.


Leo Varadkar confirms restrictions will ease from Monday [Video]

Leo Varadkar confirms restrictions will ease from Monday

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirms that Covid-19 restrictions will begin easing on Monday at the press conference at Government Buildings, Dublin.

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Matt Damon reveals ‘fairy tale’ lockdown life in Dublin [Video]

Matt Damon reveals ‘fairy tale’ lockdown life in Dublin

Hollywood star Matt Damon has described living in Ireland as being in a “fairy tale”. The actor and his family are in lockdown in Dublin where he had been filming the movie The Last Duel with..

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Irish restaurant keeps service going by operating a drive through service [Video]

Irish restaurant keeps service going by operating a drive through service

A Dublin restaurant has opened a drive-through service during the coronavirus lock down. The Brock Inn is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner while socially distancing from customers.

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Players want fans for Ryder Cup buzz, says Harrington [Video]

Players want fans for Ryder Cup buzz, says Harrington

Players want a Ryder Cup complete with fans, says Europe captain Padraig Harrington.

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Noon across the UK and Ireland during lockdown [Video]

Noon across the UK and Ireland during lockdown

Footage of the same moment in time captured across the UK and Ireland as lockdown continues, almost a month after the Government enforced the measures. Streets are empty, scientists test Covid-19 swabs..

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Dublin artist Emma Blake’s Covid-19 themed murals hit right note with singers [Video]

Dublin artist Emma Blake’s Covid-19 themed murals hit right note with singers

Dublin artist Emma Blake has created a series of murals using pop culture to highlight social distancing measures and to thank frontline healthcare workers. The Tallaght native has won acclaim for her..

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Man in his 20s stabbed to death in Dublin [Video]

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in Dublin

A man in his 20s has died after being stabbed in Dublin. Gardai were called to reports of a serious assault at the Ballybough House flats complex at around 10pm on Wednesday. Emergency services who..

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Human remains discovered in Dublin [Video]

Human remains discovered in Dublin

Garda have put a cordon in place where human remains were found in the grounds of a residential development in south Dublin.

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Bright supermoon spotted over Ireland [Video]

Bright supermoon spotted over Ireland

Man films supermoon at the front door of his house in the Irish town of Wicklow

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Leo Varadkar: Expect delays amid Covid-19 test shortages [Video]

Leo Varadkar: Expect delays amid Covid-19 test shortages

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar talks during a tour of a new facility in Citywest, Dublin, for people who need to self-isolate, where he admits there are going to be delays to testing due to shortages. He told..

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