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From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane, David Norris and Michael McDowell to return to the Seanad Seanad Election

Lynn Ruane, David Norris and Michael McDowell to return to the Seanad

Counting continues to fill seats on the Industrial and Commercial panels.

From TheJournal.ie Plans underway for Dáil to sit in Convention Centre or Dublin Castle for Taoiseach election vote New Taoiseach Vote

Plans underway for Dáil to sit in Convention Centre or Dublin Castle for Taoiseach election vote

The Covid-19 outbreak means the full contingent of TDs are not allowed sit in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil mayors accepted invitations to controversial RIC event before later criticising it Dublin Castle

Fianna Fáil mayors accepted invitations to controversial RIC event before later criticising it

The commemoration was cancelled by the government after it proved controversial last month.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whistleblower had pay incorrectly cut despite sick certs, tribunal hears Garda Nicholas Keogh

Garda whistleblower had pay incorrectly cut despite sick certs, tribunal hears

The tribunal is investigating if Garda Nicholas Keogh was targeted after he made his protected disclosure on 8 May 2014.

From TheJournal.ie An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries Dublin Castle

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries

The proposal was one of a number of considerations put forward by the force last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community Gender Equality

'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community

The chair of the assembly said gender equality was an issue affecting members of the LGBT community.

From TheJournal.ie The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today Dublin Castle

The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today

It will be the fifth assembly to convene since its establishment back in July 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council votes to boycott RIC commemoration service Dublin Castle

Dublin City Council votes to boycott RIC commemoration service

The motion described the event planned to be held in Dublin Castle on 17 January as “obscene”.

From TheJournal.ie Disclosures tribunal: 'Appalling' idea to hold investigating interviews in station both whistleblower and accused garda worked Garda Whistleblower

Disclosures tribunal: 'Appalling' idea to hold investigating interviews in station both whistleblower and accused garda worked

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its fifth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of garda Nicholas Keogh.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins has been sworn in for a second term as President of Ireland D TWO

Michael D Higgins has been sworn in for a second term as President of Ireland

He promised to be President for all – and noted he had a huge mandate to deliver his vision over the next seven years.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster turns down invite to see Pope Francis, cites holiday plans Arlene Says No

Arlene Foster turns down invite to see Pope Francis, cites holiday plans

The DUP leader says she ‘regretfully’ can’t attend the event.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, which aimed to ensure that women got the right to vote as part of the Home Rule Bill.

From TheJournal.ie The 'whispering campaign' and the 'Grudge' Tribunal: Where did these McCabe rumours come from? Smear Campaign

The 'whispering campaign' and the 'Grudge' Tribunal: Where did these McCabe rumours come from?

The judge said that journalists contradicting one another is “none of his business” on a busy week at Dublin Castle.

From TheJournal.ie There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened Dublin Castle

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened

There was talk that there would be a much more muted, sombre celebration at this referendum result. But how wrong people were.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Castle courtyard will be open to the public tomorrow ... but don't expect any big screens Count Day

Dublin Castle courtyard will be open to the public tomorrow ... but don't expect any big screens

In 2015, large crowds congregated in the space for the Marriage Equality count results.

From TheJournal.ie "Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington This post contains videos

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle

The historic window smashing by suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was reenacted to mark 100 years since legislation was passed that gave Irish women the right to vote.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window Dublin City Council

Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Dublin City Council are to make a decision on the proposal submitted by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s granddaughter by the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie You may have heard of his famous Library - but just who was Chester Beatty? Dublin Castle

You may have heard of his famous Library - but just who was Chester Beatty?

It’s a well-known stop in the tourist trail – but how much do you know about the man himself?

From TheJournal.ie Extremely rare manuscripts unveiled at Chester Beatty Library for 500th anniversary of the Reformation Martin Luther's Letters

Extremely rare manuscripts unveiled at Chester Beatty Library for 500th anniversary of the Reformation

A number of letters from Protestant reformer Martin Luther are now on display.

From TheJournal.ie From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin Dracula

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin

We explored the connections the author of Dracula has to Ireland’s capital.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland History This post contains images

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland

The artworks, which are currently on display at a museum in Connecticut, will be displayed in Ireland for eight months next year.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Keith Harrison accused of making 'a series of incorrect allegations' about Tusla Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Keith Harrison accused of making 'a series of incorrect allegations' about Tusla

Garda Harrison was cross-examined by counsel for Tusla today.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession Greatest Hardship

Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession

Despite this, however, the former Taoiseach defended his government’s policies in the downturn.

From TheJournal.ie Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has been awarded an honorary doctorate Dublin Castle

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has been awarded an honorary doctorate

Academics at the Dublin Castle ceremony reflected on a political career that encompassed four ministries and a premiership.

From TheJournal.ie Maurice McCabe was 'bullied and called a rat on social media', tribunal hears Disclosures Tribunal

Maurice McCabe was 'bullied and called a rat on social media', tribunal hears

McCabe’s barrister said he was the subject of “a good deal of hostility and enmity from certain sources in the Cavan-Monaghan division”.

From TheJournal.ie 'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal Policing Authority

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal

O’Sullivan is making her first appearance in front of the Policing Authority since the scandal concerning Garda breath tests first broke.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden has taken time out from his Irish visit to have a go at Trump Making Friends

Joe Biden has taken time out from his Irish visit to have a go at Trump

The US Vice President gave a key speech at Dublin Castle today on the fourth day of his visit.

From TheJournal.ie Health service scandals: Leo Varadkar faced some tough questions today Emergency Situation

Health service scandals: Leo Varadkar faced some tough questions today

The health minister said that he has “no doubt” that many more such stories will come to light in the months to come.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland The Test

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland

With the number of new positive test cases on the increase HIV Ireland has echoed the health minister’s words.

From TheJournal.ie The death café is coming to Dublin Death And Coffee

The death café is coming to Dublin

Don’t worry, it’s not as worrying as it sounds.

From TheJournal.ie All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today Opening The Gates

Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today

Results from both of yesterday’s referendums will be announced from the location.

From TheJournal.ie The level of female start ups in Ireland has increased 600% since 2011 Girl Power

The level of female start ups in Ireland has increased 600% since 2011

With 1,500 jobs on the way Richard Bruton has hailed Ireland’s entrepreneurs as ‘heroes’.

From TheJournal.ie Coddle, queens and Lady Gaga: TheJournal.ie Culture Night Preview Bus Culture Night

Coddle, queens and Lady Gaga: TheJournal.ie Culture Night Preview Bus

Fifty lucky TheJournal.ie readers (and one editor) were treated to a whistlestop preview of next Friday’s hotspots – with poetry, storytelling and music in between stops.

From TheJournal.ie Giant sand sculptures return to Dublin Castle Sand Sculptures This post contains images

Giant sand sculptures return to Dublin Castle

Duthain Dealbh return to Dublin Castle as they construct this year’s “Black, White, and Grey” sand sculptures.

From TheJournal.ie These Irish artists prove that age is never a barrier to creating art Bealtaine

These Irish artists prove that age is never a barrier to creating art

The Wandering Methods project was part of the Bealtaine Festival, and saw older people create art inspired by Dublin Castle.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore on water leak: 'I don't blame anybody for it, I just think it's unhelpful' Water Charges This post contains videos

Gilmore on water leak: 'I don't blame anybody for it, I just think it's unhelpful'

One Minister described this morning’s Cabinet discussions about water charges as “robust” while the Taoiseach declined to take questions on his way into Dublin Castle this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie OPW to give leases on heritage sites to private companies Heritage

OPW to give leases on heritage sites to private companies

Minister Brian Hayes stressed today that the businesses will have to be “in keeping with the heritage and with the recreational nature of the sites”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've never worn heels while driving' and other things we learned from the Garda Twitter Q&A Garda Twitter

'I've never worn heels while driving' and other things we learned from the Garda Twitter Q&A

Did you know problems with tyres cause just two per cent of mechanical faults in collisions?

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