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#Convention Centre

# convention-centre - Monday 20 March, 2017

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.

# convention-centre - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Chaos at gaming event in Dublin as crowd queues for hours before being turned away

Gamercon has been accused of selling more tickets than Dublin’s Convention Centre can legally hold.

# convention-centre - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Dublin's Convention Centre actually popped up on a Saturday Night Live sketch Spotted

# convention-centre - Saturday 17 December, 2016

# convention-centre - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Social Democrats hold their first annual conference - and vow to remove 'the baptism barrier'

The party has unveiled its constitution for the first time, and appointed its national executive.

# convention-centre - Friday 17 July, 2015

2,500 people officially became Irish today

Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.

# convention-centre - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From Business ETC If Cork were to hold a Comic Con, it’d probably be in this new €50m events centre Heineken/BAM

If Cork were to hold a Comic Con, it’d probably be in this new €50m events centre

The venue will be built on on the site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery.

# convention-centre - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The42 Champions Cup may face year-long wait for four remaining sponsors Commercial

Champions Cup may face year-long wait for four remaining sponsors

The EPCR’s Board Director, Paul McNaughton, has shared the organisation’s sympathy with rugby fans.

From The42 EPCR to confirm Champions Cup December dates before end of week Finally

EPCR to confirm Champions Cup December dates before end of week

YouTube, Google+ and Canterbury are the latest companies to get involved with the new European rugby organisation.

# convention-centre - Friday 4 July, 2014

Racist graffiti outside Convention Centre mars citizenship ceremonies for new Irish citizens

3,860 people from 123 different countries were made naturalised Irish citizens.

# convention-centre - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Here’s why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today

The two-day European People’s Party congress gets under way at the Convention Centre in Dublin later today.

# convention-centre - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From The42 In pictures: Brian O’Driscoll honoured at black-tie Convention Centre testimonial BOD

In pictures: Brian O’Driscoll honoured at black-tie Convention Centre testimonial

The Ireland rugby icon was the toast of Dublin last night.

# convention-centre - Friday 1 November, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: Dublin’s Convention Centre lit up for BOD Legend

Snapshot: Dublin’s Convention Centre lit up for BOD

The tributes rolled in for the Lions, Ireland and Leinster centre Brian O’Driscoll on the night of his testimonial dinner.

# convention-centre - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash

The car crashed into a lock bridge close to the Convention Centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# convention-centre - Thursday 4 July, 2013

PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony Oath This post contains images

PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony

Around 4,500 people received their certificate of naturalisation at the Convention Centre today.

# convention-centre - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From Business ETC Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups Health Insurance

Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups

In a speech today Reilly said the insurance provider targets younger, more profitable customers rather than the more expensive, older customer”.

# convention-centre - Friday 26 October, 2012

From Business ETC 72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant Markets

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant

A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.

# convention-centre - Friday 28 September, 2012

From Business ETC Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring Economy

Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring

Patrick Honohan said many firms may need restructuring to survive and avoid imminent loan defaults.

# convention-centre - Saturday 22 September, 2012

EA Games, Microsoft recruiting at Career Zoo

The Convention Centre event is set to attract more than 10,000 jobseekers today.

# convention-centre - Saturday 31 March, 2012

In pictures: The 76th Fine Gael Ard Fheis gets underway in Dublin Ard Fheis This post contains images

In pictures: The 76th Fine Gael Ard Fheis gets underway in Dublin

Delegates arrived at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night as Taoiseach Enda Kenny opened proceedings.

# convention-centre - Friday 30 March, 2012

Taoiseach urges Yes vote on treaty in Ard Fheis opening speech

Enda Kenny also defended the household charge and urged anyone who has not paid to “make their contribution” to public finances and pay the €100 charge.

# convention-centre - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

From The42 In video: Ireland’s European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid London Calling This post contains videos

In video: Ireland’s European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid

It starts here for all four Irish provinces as they prepare for the European Cup kick-off.

# convention-centre - Friday 20 May, 2011

“We were a bit worried about the curtsy” – Olivia O’ Leary’s ode to the Queen

The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.

Terror plan for Kildare thwarted by gardaí

Three men arrested in Kildare yesterday are believed to be IRA supporters who had planned a hoax car bomb to disrupt the Queen’s visit, while 12 people arrested in Dublin last night have been charged and released.

Dublin returns to normal as the Queen heads for Tipperary and Cork

It’s the final day of Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Ireland and along with some royal glamour she’ll bring road closures to Cashel and Cork city.

# convention-centre - Thursday 19 May, 2011

In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit Royal Visit This post contains images

In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit

After the momentous events of yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II gets to indulge her passion for horseracing and attends a celebration hosted by the British Ambassador in Dublin tonight.

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3 Royal Visit This post contains images

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3

A more fun-filled day today for the British monarch, Twitter notes. But did one overhear a little gaffe from Prince Philip?

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there’ll be one thing missing

Queen Elizabeth II will travel to the Irish National Stud today, which will be missing one of its star attractions. The stallion Verglas, which was due to be showcased to the Queen, died on Tuesday following an accident.