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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2023

# Capital

Last year
2022
# Kabul
At least three people killed in mosque blast in Afghanistan capital
The explosion occurred as people were offering evening prayers at the Kabul mosque.
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# what enda did next
Enda Kenny named as adviser with Diaspora-focused Dublin investment fund
The fund says it seeks to invest capital in a way that benefits Irish society.
Tourists won't be barred from taking certain photos in Uzbekistan anymore
The strict rules are being eased in a bid to… attract tourists.
# JJ Smyth
Dublin's oldest jazz club is making way for a block of short-term lets
New plans for JJ Smyth’s will see the music venue replaced with 19 bedrooms.
# For Sale
Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin
A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.
# tall tale
Poll: Is it finally time that Dublin went high-rise?
Is it time for the Irish capital to finally bite the bullet and embrace high-rise structures?
# Capital
Letter from New Zealand: Welcoming Wellington hits the spot
The locals in the capital city have been warm towards the visiting Lions fans.
# mayor elections
Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.
# Dublin
Gardaí intercept man with suspicious package in Dublin's north inner city
An army bomb disposal team was called in and the package has been removed from the scene.
# In Foggy london Town
After a dirty, personal race London elects a new mayor today
The race for the mayoralty has been marked by negative campaigning between two very different candidates.
# Germany
Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin
They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.
# bleedin deadly
11 words that just sound better in a Dublin accent
Scarlet.
# escape plan
Isis is preparing a 'backup capital' in case its main base should fall
The city of Sirte, in Libya, has been earmarked as a potential fallback option for Islamic State.
# Capital Countdown
Here's what's happening in Dublin this New Year's
It will include a gig in the 3Arena.
Voices
C’mere ‘till I tell ya why Dublin is better than all the rest
Dublin wants to be the European City of Culture 2020. Why do you think it deserves it?
# mad dash home
These are the people who know if your Dublin Bus is going to be late
…and if it’s going to be bang on time.
# scared of heights
Should Dublin go high-rise?
An Taisce wants you to have your say.
Voices
Is Dublin really a kip?
Joe Duffy needs to get out more in Dublin if he thinks it’s a kip, writes Aaron McKenna.
# Dublin's Fair City
21 reasons Dublin will always have a place in our hearts
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# Dubs
2013 All-Ireland club finalists march on after impressive win in Dublin SFC
It’s been a busy night for football in the capital.
# Infrastructure
Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one
See ya later, Cairo.
# a lot
How many new homes does Dublin need to stop the rental crisis?
Demand in the capital has grown while supply has slowed.
# what if
"There have been a lot of bad buildings and bad spaces created in Dublin"
Thinking outside the box.
# viewing advised
Five properties to view... in Dublin
Here are the 5 best properties you can view in Dublin this weekend.
# the fair city
14 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in Dublin
Excuse me, what does that mean? “Ask me bollix.”
# Davos
The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth
But how can this be reversed?
# street life
7 then-and-now archive photos of Dublin street scenes
From 1875 to the present day.
# Portraits
Dublin's street life in 2014: Deeply human photos paint a picture of the capital
Cuddles, kids and characters in the fair city this year.
# Deal
About 138 SMEs a day are asking Bank of Ireland for loans
And they say they are approving 87% of them.
# Incident
"False alarm" caused part of Henry Street to be closed and shops evacuated
Gardaí and fire services were on the scene. Fire services have now been stood down.
# river cantata
This Dublin bridge was turned into a giant harp last night
Call it a musical makeover.
# teen age riot
One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel
Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.
# piketty mania
Why 600 people will be at a sold-out event in Dublin today just to hear this rockstar economist talk
In just a few months, Thomas Piketty has gone from low-key lecturer to the economics equivalent of a break-out star.
# lightstone ventures
Venture capitalists set up in Dublin to provide €172 million to Life Sciences sector
Lightstone Ventures will be using the city as a base for its European operations.
# Boko Haram
Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria
The protest is to raise awareness about the missing 220 students taken from a school in Chibok.
Voices
Column: Voting down a plebiscite for a directly-elected Dublin mayor would be bad for democracy
All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.
# still climbing
Average rent for a Dublin apartment is €1,070 - outside capital it's €630
Despite the continued growth in Dublin rents, they are still 15.5 per cent lower than their boom peak.
# Bomb
Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up
At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.
# Bubble build up
There are just 3,000 properties for sale in the capital with Dublin 15 the most popular
The biggest one off residential sale in Dublin was that of Walford, Shrewsbury Road in March for €14 million.
Voices
Column: Impact of Swiss vote to curtail immigrants will ripple toward Eurosceptic UK
The EU response to Swiss curtailing of migrants should be aimed at the UK, not just Switzerland, writes John O’Donnell.