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OPW to give leases on heritage sites to private companies
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OPW to give leases on heritage sites to private companies

Nov 25th 2013, 10:03 AM 13,002 Views 55 Comments

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”.

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

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:23 PM 25,033 Views 49 Comments

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

Tortoise found 'wandering around Dublin Castle'
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Tortoise found 'wandering around Dublin Castle'

Oct 10th 2013, 11:24 AM 9,996 Views 44 Comments

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Global Irish Economic Forum to get underway at Dublin Castle
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Global Irish Economic Forum to get underway at Dublin Castle

Oct 4th 2013, 6:00 AM 2,755 Views 5 Comments

Minister for Foreign affairs Éamon Gilmore will deliver the opening address this morning.

Varadkar wants your views on the future of Irish tourism
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Varadkar wants your views on the future of Irish tourism

Sep 11th 2013, 9:42 AM 4,603 Views 85 Comments

In the year of The Gathering, Leo Varadkar and Michael Ring are looking for people to answer “challenging questions” about Irish tourism.

Pictures: Sand sculpting trio's giant monuments in Dublin Castle
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Pictures: Sand sculpting trio's giant monuments in Dublin Castle

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:00 PM 10,600 Views 14 Comments

A trio of artists constructed a series of complex sculptures today in Dublin Castle — see them here.

Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected
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Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected

Jun 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 8 Views 33 Comments

A forward and outward looking European Union is what we need, writes Dominic Hannigan TD, who says national parliaments should have an enhanced role in shaping the future of the EU.

Gardaí seize €1 million worth of cannabis in Dublin
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Gardaí seize €1 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

Jun 22nd 2013, 6:19 PM 8,541 Views 33 Comments

A 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene of the massive drugs haul in Blanchardstown.

Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin
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Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin

May 28th 2013, 1:12 PM 9,034 Views 44 Comments

The demonstration was held against proposed reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy.

Remembrance medal presented to family of Adrian Donohoe
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Remembrance medal presented to family of Adrian Donohoe

May 18th 2013, 12:00 PM 6,003 Views 10 Comments

The medal was presented at the annual Garda Memorial Day, honouring the 87 Gardaí who have died while on duty.

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal
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World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal

Apr 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,772 Views 7 Comments

The round table discussion will coincide with the meeting of EU trade ministers at Dublin Castle.

Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled
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Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled

Apr 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,054 Views 48 Comments

Oxfam Ireland chief executive Jim Clarken said that the price of wheat and maize could rise by 120 per cent and 177 per cent respectively if nothing is done.

Protest under way in Dublin city centre against Local Property Tax (pics)
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Protest under way in Dublin city centre against Local Property Tax (pics)

Apr 13th 2013, 2:27 PM 16,534 Views 211 Comments

The route includes Dublin Castle, where EU finance ministers are meeting this weekend.

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans
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Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

Apr 12th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,957 Views 159 Comments

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

Garda protest outside EU finance ministers meeting in Dublin Castle
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Garda protest outside EU finance ministers meeting in Dublin Castle

Apr 12th 2013, 8:20 AM 11,984 Views 171 Comments

Members of the Garda Representative Association are protesting outside the two-day summit of finance chiefs.

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin
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EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin

Apr 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 3,119 Views 25 Comments

Ministers will discuss extending the repayment dates of Ireland’s loans, and the aftermath of the Cyprus bailout catastrophe.

IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms
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IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms

Mar 11th 2013, 2:57 PM 5,563 Views 68 Comments

Hundreds braved the weather to picket outside Dublin Castle.

European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency
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European Commissioners to visit Dublin as part of presidency

Jan 10th 2013, 8:08 AM 2,519 Views 31 Comments

All 27 members of the European Commission are in town to meet members of the Irish government in Dublin Castle.

EU flag raised above Dublin Castle
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EU flag raised above Dublin Castle

Dec 31st 2012, 1:29 PM 8,985 Views 158 Comments

In his address, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Ireland’s EU Presidency will be about three words: stability, jobs and growth.

Ceremony at Dublin Castle to mark Irish EU milestones
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Ceremony at Dublin Castle to mark Irish EU milestones

Dec 31st 2012, 10:37 AM 3,274 Views 73 Comments

The first six months of 2013 will see Ireland host the EU Presidency.

Column: What could Ireland gain from the EU Presidency?
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Column: What could Ireland gain from the EU Presidency?

Dec 10th 2012, 7:30 PM 30 Views 53 Comments

The EU presidency holds challenges for Ireland – but also offers major opportunities, writes Linda Barry.

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week
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Free State came into being 90 years ago this week

Dec 9th 2012, 7:45 AM 15,705 Views 88 Comments

Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood.

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre
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Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre

Dec 6th 2012, 9:48 PM 19,533 Views 231 Comments

Protesters were stopped by Gardaí from marching to Dublin Castle where Hillary Clinton and foreign ministers are being hosted at a dinner.

Anti-war protest planned outside OSCE dinner at Dublin Castle
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Anti-war protest planned outside OSCE dinner at Dublin Castle

Dec 6th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,607 Views 42 Comments

Foreign ministers including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be hosted at the dinner this evening.

Constitutional Convention meets for first time this afternoon
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Constitutional Convention meets for first time this afternoon

Dec 1st 2012, 8:10 AM 2,258 Views 9 Comments

The group consists of 66 ordinary citizens, 29 members of the Oireachtas and four members of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced
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First major event of Irish EU presidency announced

Nov 26th 2012, 4:43 PM 6,822 Views 45 Comments

The Government will meet the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and chairpersons of the Parliament’s political groups, on Thursday.

At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December
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At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December

Nov 5th 2012, 12:35 PM 3,764 Views 17 Comments

The first meeting of the Constitutional Convention was delayed as the Government searched for a chairperson – but it’s now set to meet at the start of December

Hillary Clinton among over 50 foreign ministers to visit Dublin in December
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Hillary Clinton among over 50 foreign ministers to visit Dublin in December

Oct 3rd 2012, 6:03 PM 7,228 Views 38 Comments

The US Secretary of State is set to visit Ireland days after the Budget as Ireland hosts a major conference for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

Constitutional Convention aims to begin discussions next month
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Constitutional Convention aims to begin discussions next month

Sep 21st 2012, 4:08 PM 2,923 Views 17 Comments

132 members of the public have been identified to participate – 66 of whom will be direct substitutes for the others.

Pictures: Mass held for Notre Dame fans at Dublin Castle
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Pictures: Mass held for Notre Dame fans at Dublin Castle

Sep 1st 2012, 1:24 PM 10,125 Views 106 Comments

A grand bit of mass for our American visitors this morning…

PHOTOS: Giant sand sculptures return to Dublin Castle
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PHOTOS: Giant sand sculptures return to Dublin Castle

Aug 12th 2012, 2:56 PM 8,684 Views 3 Comments

If the most impressive thing you’ve ever done with sand is make a sandcastle you might want to look away now.

Gardaí search for men seen entering manhole
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Gardaí search for men seen entering manhole

Aug 4th 2012, 12:31 PM 15,148 Views 54 Comments

Gardaí received a report last night that two men were seen climbing into a manhole near Dublin Castle.

'Don't ask don't tell policy' at Garda Síochána
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'Don't ask don't tell policy' at Garda Síochána

Jun 28th 2012, 11:25 AM 7,197 Views 43 Comments

Management policy at the Garda Síochána towards gays is akin to the now defunct US Army approach of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’, according to a new study by academics at DCU

Pipe bands, stamps and old engines: Dublin Fire Brigade marks 150 years
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Pipe bands, stamps and old engines: Dublin Fire Brigade marks 150 years

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:30 AM 3,246 Views 11 Comments

A parade through Dublin city centre will take place later this evening.

Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count
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Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count

Jun 1st 2012, 9:50 AM 3,951 Views 82 Comments

There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.

Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result
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Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result

Jun 1st 2012, 7:57 AM 4,698 Views 81 Comments

Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.

Column: Culture was Farmleigh's answer; Dublin Castle was about quick economic wins
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Column: Culture was Farmleigh's answer; Dublin Castle was about quick economic wins

May 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 111 Views 3 Comments

Of the two forums on global Irish economics, Farmleigh’s message that culture was the answer to our fiscal woes got lost along the way, writes culture business consultant Anna Walsh.

'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day
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'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day

May 2nd 2012, 6:03 PM 1,300 Views 9 Comments

The National Union of Journalists and Amnesty International Ireland joined together today to remember journalists who have been killed during the course of their work.