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NYE Dublin

PHOTOS: The Gathering kicks off with New Year's concert in Dublin

The year-long tourism drive began with the NYE Dublin festival at St Stephen’s Green and College Green.

THE GOVERNMENT’S year-long tourism drive, ‘The Gathering’, kicked off with a bang last night as thousands turned out to enjoy a fireworks display and concert in central Dublin.

Imelda May, Bell X1 and Ham Sandwich performed at College Green, while a fireworks display was held at St Stephen’s Green to ring in the New Year.

Here’s a few photos to show how the whole thing went down.

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