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#Convention Centre

# convention-centre - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# New Normal
# New Normal

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,013 Views 56 Comments

Today the biggest budget in the history of the State will be revealed – here’s what we know.

# convention-centre - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Opinion: The idea that the Constitution stops the Dáil from operating with video technology is a nonsense
# Dáil
# Dáil

Opinion: The idea that the Constitution stops the Dáil from operating with video technology is a nonsense

Sep 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,088 Views 25 Comments

Legal experts David Kenny and Conor Casy say there is ‘too much at stake’ to do nothing about hybrid or virtual sittings.

# convention-centre - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Social distancing and lessons from Matt Damon: An unconventional sitting of the 33rd Dáil
# The New Boss
# The New Boss

Social distancing and lessons from Matt Damon: An unconventional sitting of the 33rd Dáil

Jun 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 33,238 Views 35 Comments

The end of Civil War politics? We’ll wait and see. Here’s how the day went down.

# convention-centre - Friday 26 June, 2020

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 9:20 AM 52,661 Views 115 Comments

The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.

# convention-centre - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

It's going to cost €50k a day for the Dáil to sit in Dublin's Convention Centre
# Sitting Costs
# Sitting Costs

It's going to cost €50k a day for the Dáil to sit in Dublin's Convention Centre

Apr 8th 2020, 9:58 PM 45,235 Views 117 Comments

There will be no charge for hiring the venue itself.

# convention-centre - Monday 6 April, 2020

Dáil to sit in Convention Centre for Taoiseach election vote
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Dáil to sit in Convention Centre for Taoiseach election vote

Apr 6th 2020, 6:18 PM 28,240 Views 68 Comments

The cost of holding the sitting in the centre will be discussed on Wednesday.

# convention-centre - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 31st 2020, 4:49 PM 27,532 Views 68 Comments

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

# convention-centre - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Everything you need to know ahead of the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

Everything you need to know ahead of the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 24,343 Views 14 Comments

The Convention Centre will stage the event on Sunday morning.

# convention-centre - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year
# Treasury Holdings
# Treasury Holdings

Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year

Oct 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,086 Views 17 Comments

The facility was owned by boom-time builders Johnny Ronan, Richard Barrett and Harry Crosbie.

# convention-centre - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'We didn't sugarcoat it, it's the harsh reality': Monaghan teens win top award for mental health project
# Mend A Mind
# Mend A Mind

'We didn't sugarcoat it, it's the harsh reality': Monaghan teens win top award for mental health project

May 11th 2017, 5:32 PM 10,715 Views 3 Comments

Students at Largy College in Clones chose mental health as their focus with the project Mend a Mind.

# convention-centre - Sunday 23 April, 2017

A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back
# Gamercon
# Gamercon

A month on from the GamerCon fiasco and customers are still waiting for their money back

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 11,834 Views 7 Comments

Up to 25,000 people were expected to turn up for the event.

# convention-centre - Friday 21 April, 2017

Photos: Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Photos: Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens

Apr 21st 2017, 10:43 PM 43,712 Views 136 Comments

Over 3,000 people from over 120 countries attended the citizenship ceremonies.

# convention-centre - Monday 20 March, 2017

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue
# Angry Scenes
# Angry Scenes

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Mar 20th 2017, 7:05 PM 36,118 Views 37 Comments

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
# Gamercon

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

Mar 18th 2017, 2:55 PM 117,388 Views 106 Comments

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

# convention-centre - Monday 13 March, 2017

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

Dublin's Convention Centre actually popped up on a Saturday Night Live sketch

Mar 13th 2017, 8:15 AM 10,427 Views 1 Comment

The most random appearance.

# convention-centre - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC
# Brave
# Brave

Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC

Dec 17th 2016, 6:21 PM 22,718 Views 12 Comments

The man is in hospital.

# convention-centre - Sunday 20 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 20th 2016, 8:38 AM 14,598 Views 55 Comments

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
# In Da Club
# In Da Club

2,500 people officially became Irish today

Jul 17th 2015, 3:01 PM 25,620 Views 218 Comments

Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.

# convention-centre - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 2:46 PM 12,651 Views 33 Comments

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

# convention-centre - Monday 6 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 6th 2014, 4:49 PM 4,994 Views 5 Comments

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

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

EPCR to confirm Champions Cup December dates before end of week

Oct 6th 2014, 2:40 PM 2,463 Views 0 Comments

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
# Xenophobia
# Xenophobia

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

Jul 4th 2014, 2:11 PM 34,347 Views 350 Comments

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
# European People's Party
# European People's Party

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

Mar 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,415 Views 89 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 2nd 2013, 11:55 AM 36,167 Views 28 Comments

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

# convention-centre - Friday 1 November, 2013

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

Snapshot: Dublin's Convention Centre lit up for BOD

Nov 1st 2013, 10:11 PM 7,745 Views 7 Comments

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
# Dublin Quays
# Dublin Quays

Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash

Aug 6th 2013, 7:21 PM 26,291 Views 293 Comments

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
# Oath

PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony

Jul 4th 2013, 9:30 PM 17,154 Views 78 Comments

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

# convention-centre - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Laya Healthcare rejects comments by Reilly about targeted age groups

Mar 20th 2013, 6:18 PM 6,366 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 26th 2012, 2:04 PM 3,603 Views 14 Comments

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

Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring
# Economy
# Economy

Central Bank Governor calls for focus on corporate restructuring

Sep 28th 2012, 9:07 AM 2,468 Views 5 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

EA Games, Microsoft recruiting at Career Zoo

Sep 22nd 2012, 1:50 PM 5,552 Views 4 Comments

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
# Ard Fheis

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

Mar 31st 2012, 9:29 AM 3,356 Views 19 Comments

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
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Taoiseach urges Yes vote on treaty in Ard Fheis opening speech

Mar 30th 2012, 8:00 PM 2,804 Views 101 Comments

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

In video: Ireland's European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

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

Nov 1st 2011, 6:32 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

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
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen

May 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,303 Views 0 Comments

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
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Terror plan for Kildare thwarted by gardaí

May 20th 2011, 9:08 AM 651 Views 0 Comments

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
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

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

May 20th 2011, 8:06 AM 535 Views 4 Comments

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
# Royal Visit

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

May 19th 2011, 9:30 PM 2,329 Views 0 Comments

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
# Royal Visit

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

May 19th 2011, 9:03 PM 939 Views 0 Comments

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
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

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

May 19th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,285 Views 8 Comments

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.