Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Dublin News

Incoming EU chief calls for 'new pact' on migration

Rome - The incoming head of the European Commission called Friday for a "new pact" on migration during a trip to Italy, which insists Europe must take a fairer share of asylum seekers.

Pope Francis visits Dublin, a city split by Church sins

Dublin - Devout Catholics and firebrand protestors rubbed shoulders on the streets of Dublin on Saturday as Pope Francis visited the city, stoking fresh debate on the Church and its role in covering up decades of abuse in Ireland.

Adam Lambert and Queen announce new show at Dublin's Marlay Park

Queen featuring Adam Lambert fans in Ireland are in for a treat. They have announced a new dates at Dublin's Marlay Park.

Want free coffee in Dublin? Write a poem

Dublin - For World Poetry Day this year, several cafes in Dublin agreed to provide free coffee for any person who came armed with a poem.

Italy tells EU: Choose Schengen or asylum accord

Rome - Europe must choose between its Schengen open borders and its Dublin rules on asylum procedures because the migrant crisis means the two are no longer compatible, Italy said Tuesday.

Merkel says EU's asylum rules 'obsolete'

Strasbourg - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday described as "obsolete" European Union asylum rules that put the onus on EU states where migrants first arrive to process their refugee claims."Let's be frank.

Review: Folk star Glen Hansard back with 'Didn't He Ramble'

The founding member of Irish mainstays The Frames is set to release his second solo album, the follow-up to 2012's 'Rhythm and Repose.'

Lawsuit: Slain California transit officer sought better training

San Francisco - A California transit cop killed by friendly fire during a search last year had urged his wife to sue his department for failing to provide better training for his fellow officers, a lawsuit filed Friday has alleged.

Canada reaches final by defeating Chile in women’s field hockey

Dublin - In a tough game defined in a shootout, the Canadian women's field hockey team defeated the hard-fighting Chilean squad. With this victory Canada advances to the final of the Second Round of the Women's FIH Field Hockey World League tournament in Ireland.

Chile, Canada clash in women’s field hockey qualifier in Dublin

Dublin - The Chilean women’s national field hockey team continued its remarkable participation in the second round of the Women's FIH World Hockey League tournament in Ireland. The South Americans will face the Canadian team seeking to advance to the semifinals.

Woman's seizure linked to licorice overdose, doctors believe

Dublin - A hankering for licorice landed a 56-year-old woman in the hospital after she suffered headaches, vision problems and a seizure. Doctors who treated her think the licorice habit is the cause of her problems, which were fortunately short-lived.

Sipping at the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Special

Dublin - The Guinness Storehouse is one of the highlights of any visit to Dublin, Ireland's vibrant capital city. The Storehouse is rich in history and takes the visitor through centuries of tradition and through to modern times.

Photo essay: Touring Dublin Special

Dublin - Dublin, Ireland's capital, has plenty to see and do. Whether it is sampling the "craic" or visiting the museums, there is plenty to see and do. Digital Journal recently paid a visit.

Garth Brooks in dispute with Dublin City Council

Dublin - A decision to refuse permission for two of five Garth Brooks shows in Dublin later this month will not be changed or reversed, according to Dublin City Council.

Five people injured on Ryanair flight from Dublin to Spain

Dublin - Ryanair is getting bad press yet again, as five people on board a flight from Dublin to the city of Reus in Catalonia, Spain were injured when severe turbulence "catapulted" them from their seats.

€500,000 Rhino exhibits stolen from Irish museum were uninsured

Dublin - On the night of April 17, rhino heads and horns estimated to be worth €500,000 were stolen by a masked gang of raiders who broke into Ireland’s National Museum Archives. It now transpires the rhino heads and horns were not insured.

Irish bikers rev up Blood Bikes for new emergency blood service

The Irish Republic is still trying to recover from the financial crisis which cast the nation’s banking system and with it the Irish economy into turmoil in 2008, but a group of Irish bikers are making their own contribution to Ireland’s recovery.

Power of Twitter, handy in the case of public marriage proposals

Dublin - Twitter can be used for anything, including marriage. One woman decided to use Twitter to pop the question to her girlfriend at AOL Dublin's "#MerryAOL" campaign wall.

HubSpot expanding to Europe. New HQ to open in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin - Marketing software provider HubSpot announces they will be expanding to Europe with the opening of their European headquarters in January 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.

Suspicious device found — Israeli Embassy evacuation in Dublin

Dublin - An Army bomb disposal unit is in route to the Israeli embassy in Dublin to respond to what is being called as a "suspicious device" found this morning.

Irish Post Punk Gets Its Time To Shine Special

There’s more to Irish rock than U2, as a new compilation proves. Strange Passion, released this summer, showcases the vital post punk Irish music scene, offering contemporary sounds and a peek into a world that hasn’t been celebrated until now.

Irish author battles demons, with some angelic help Special

Dublin - Binge-drinking during the Victoria Day weekend in Canada is nothing new. Irish author Catherine Barry knows all about heavy drinking. The reformed alcoholic documents the horrors of rehab and recovery in her 2011 book, Charlie And Me (New Island).

Gavin Friday: Artist, Irishman, catholic Special

Dublin - There was a twinkle in Bono's eyes when he sang “The Last Song I’ll Ever Sing” from the stage of Carnegie Hall in October 2009. The song belongs to his friend Gavin Friday, and encapsulates his style: mischief-maker, sexy chanteur, culture vulture.

Op-Ed: Heartily enjoying the silence on Valentine's

For me, Valentine's Day is a merely cold day in February. I don't hold the vitriol some do towards it, spitting about its being "a Hallmark holiday," nor do I heave sighs and get depressed. For what?

MythBusters + cannonball + houses, equals repairs

Dublin - The MythBusters television show didn't achieve the desired results in the latest stunt, but the video shows the route of the errant cannonball and the results might make it to the outtakes segment of the show.

Op-Ed: Rihanna turns to Beyonce after meltdown ahead of show in Dublin

Dublin - While we all tend to see the glamorous side of Barbadian beauty Rihanna, we are rarely exposed to the stresses and strains of life on the road. This weekend, Rihanna turned to her mentor, Beyonce, after suffering a meltdown ahead of her show in Dublin.

Google opening new data centre in Dublin

Internet giant Google has invested in a new data centre in Dublin, Ireland to help it meet the massive demand for storage from cloud computing servivces

Man arrested for making a complaint on his flight to Dublin

Dublin - Following an Aer Arran flight from Bristol to Dublin, an investigation is under way after a man was arrested for complaining that he didn't received the correct change.

Obama's limo hits speed bump, but pint of Guinness saves the day

Dublin - While Barack Obama is probably the most stylish president in United States history, his trip to Ireland didn't start as smoothly as the pint of Guinness he later indulged in.

Archaeologists find major Viking fortress-town in Ireland

Dublin - Archaeologists believe they have found the site of a key Viking fortress on the eastern coast of Ireland. The fortress, identified in the Irish Annals as “Linn Duchaill” was founded by the Vikings the same year as Dublin, the capital.
  1 2 Next»

Set up a news alert for


Dublin Image

A selection of beer bottles through the ages  on display at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin.
A selection of beer bottles through the ages, on display at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin.
The Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links  Co. Dublin  a hotel by the sea.
The Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Co. Dublin, a hotel by the sea.
Gavin Friday performs live at Dublin s Olympia Theatre November 29th  2011. 

“Deep down  Ireland ...
Gavin Friday performs live at Dublin's Olympia Theatre November 29th, 2011. “Deep down, Ireland is a little bit hippie," the artist says. "It likes its pint of Guinness, it likes its spliff. There’s a bit of a natural-folk thing here. Ireland tends to go for more straightforward stuff instinctively.”
Peter Rowen
A draft horse  being prepared to take tourist for a tour of Dublin s cobbled streets.
A draft horse, being prepared to take tourist for a tour of Dublin's cobbled streets.
Croke Park  Dublin  Ireland  home of the GAA
Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland, home of the GAA
Wikimedia Commons - John H Nolan
A view of Dublin from the top of the Guinness Storehouse  Dublin
A view of Dublin from the top of the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin
Clontarf Castle is near an area famous as a key location of the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. The curr...
Clontarf Castle is near an area famous as a key location of the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. The current building dates to 1837.
Government building in Dublin  Ireland
Government building in Dublin, Ireland
Mike Peel
A bird s eye view of industrial Dublin.
A bird's eye view of industrial Dublin.
Inflammatory post on Facebook.
Inflammatory post on Facebook.
Screen capture from Facebook
A view from Portmarnock  May 2018.
A view from Portmarnock, May 2018.
People bustle along near Dublin s banking district.
People bustle along near Dublin's banking district.
Members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood under British military escort being marched through the ...
Members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood under British military escort being marched through the city-centre of Dublin in the aftermath of the Easter Rising of 1916
Google Images
A young boy dresses up in costume at Dublin s Viking museum.
A young boy dresses up in costume at Dublin's Viking museum.
With the exception of the portico  which is of Portland stone  the whole of the Dublin Post Office b...
With the exception of the portico, which is of Portland stone, the whole of the Dublin Post Office building is of mountain granite.
One of Dublin s historic churches.
One of Dublin's historic churches.
Inside Clontaff Castle  Dublin. This area was designed by the Irish architect William Vitruvius Morr...
Inside Clontaff Castle, Dublin. This area was designed by the Irish architect William Vitruvius Morrison.

Latest News
Top News