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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Shelbourne Hotel

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# Dublin
Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves
The University of London lecturer said that the women were instead princesses.
# Dublin
Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel
Four bronze statues depicting two Nubian princesses from the lower Nile and their slave girls holding torches were recently removed.
# tourism and transport
Why the Shelbourne's new boss has learned to open champagne bottles with a golden sword
JP Kavanagh is looking for ways to ‘engineer spontaneity’ at the iconic property.
# going going gone
Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer
A host of items from Howl at the Moon and the Residence Club are to be sold off.
# in sight out
10 stark images of homeless life are currently adorning the railings of St Stephen's Green
The free exhibit is the latest foray by the In Sight homeless photography project.
# Best Small Car...
Enda thinks the government's job is like shoving a broken-down car up a long hill
The Taoiseach gave a rousing speech to attendees at a Fine Gael fundraiser in Dublin this week.
# are you afraid of the dark
Shelbourne Hotel and Castle Leslie are apparently some of Ireland's 'most haunted' spots
According to Travel Channel, anyway.
# Reality Ireland
'Maybe they are common in the Shelbourne...but not Leitrim': Hotelier cancels land auction
The owner of the Bush Hotel cancelled a land auction following a protest by the newly-formed Land League.
# Obamas in Ireland
The Obama ladies' trip to Ireland cost $251,000
Don’t worry though – the US paid for it.
# distressed
No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation
Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.
# Small Business
'I didn't do anything wrong' - Meath man protests auction of family business
Tom O’Reilly lost his engineering business of over 20 years when clients failed to pay him for some €600,000 worth of services.
# Church
With Cian Healy's jeep out of action, here are 7 possible alternatives
That’s just how he rolls.
# Fashion
Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.
# He's in Fashion
Charity fashion event to see 23 TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
Dáil and Seanad members will go head to head with professional models for charity in the Shelbourne Hotel next month.
# distresed
Entire Kerry housing estate sells for €235,000 at property auction
A castle in Kildare sold for €195,000 after attracting huge interest from buyers at the Allsop property auction.
# suftum
Brian McLaughlin: The memory of this win is going to live with me for the rest of my days
The Ulster coach was thrilled with the grit his side showed in reaching the final of the Heineken Cup.
# Property
55-bedroom hotel sold for €650k as €12.4m realised at property auction
Organisers said the property auction at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin today was no longer considered a distressed sale as some 93 lots went under the hammer.
# Property
GALLERY: 112 distressed properties going under the hammer in fourth auction
It’s the fourth Allsop Space auction of distressed property tomorrow – and we’ve got some highlights of what’s on offer…
# Winning
Taoiseach honours Ireland’s Good Food and ‘sells Santa’ for charity
Enda Kenny was in fine form at the Good Food Ireland awards earlier in the week…