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#Dublin Castle

# dublin-castle - Sunday 11 November, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Saturday 18 August, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Friday 17 August, 2018

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

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

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Saturday 2 June, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Sunday 27 May, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Friday 25 May, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

"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.

# dublin-castle - Saturday 27 January, 2018

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.

# dublin-castle - Thursday 18 January, 2018

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?

# dublin-castle - Sunday 29 October, 2017

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.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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.

# dublin-castle - Monday 2 October, 2017

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.

# dublin-castle - Friday 29 September, 2017

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

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

# dublin-castle - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

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.

# dublin-castle - Friday 21 July, 2017

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”.

# dublin-castle - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'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.

# dublin-castle - Friday 24 June, 2016

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.

# dublin-castle - Thursday 5 November, 2015

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.

# dublin-castle - Friday 4 September, 2015

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.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The death café is coming to Dublin

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

# dublin-castle - Saturday 23 May, 2015

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images

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.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

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’.

# dublin-castle - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Coddle, queens and Lady Gaga: Culture Night Preview Bus

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

# dublin-castle - Saturday 2 August, 2014

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.

# dublin-castle - Sunday 25 May, 2014

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.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

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.

# dublin-castle - Monday 25 November, 2013

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”.

# dublin-castle - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

'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?

# dublin-castle - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Tortoise found 'wandering around Dublin Castle' Hero In A Half Shell

Tortoise found 'wandering around Dublin Castle'

Do you know anything about it?

# dublin-castle - Friday 4 October, 2013

Global Irish Economic Forum to get underway at Dublin Castle

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

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Varadkar wants your views on the future of Irish tourism

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

# dublin-castle - Friday 2 August, 2013

Pictures: Sand sculpting trio's giant monuments in Dublin Castle Duthain Dealbh This post contains images

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

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

# dublin-castle - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

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

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.

# dublin-castle - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Gardaí seize €1 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

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

# dublin-castle - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

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

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

# dublin-castle - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Remembrance medal presented to family of Adrian Donohoe

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

# dublin-castle - Thursday 18 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Thursday.

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