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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Venice

Last year
# Harry Styles
Speculation on cast drama continues as Don’t Worry Darling arrives at Venice Film Festival
Dozens of Harry Styles fans were camping out in front of the theatre where the premiere would be held that evening.
# On Yer Gondola
Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers’ reservation and fee
Venice officials confirmed new rules today for day-trippers that come into effect in January.
All time
# Acqua Alta
Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate
St Mark’s Square was drowned by water after a flood defense system failed.
# historic city
Venice in turmoil as it braces for another major flood
The city’s mayor estimates €1 billion worth of damage has already been caused due to the recent flooding.
# State of Emergency
St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding
Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.
# Flooding
Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flooding as ‘a blow to the heart of our country’.
# flooded
'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years
The exceptionally intense high waters peaked at 1.87 metres.
# stranded tourists
Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy
Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.
Irish films pick up great reviews at Toronto and Venice festivals
Papi Chulo and Rosie were particularly singled out for praise.
# D-Tour to Vatican
President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday
President Higgins will also visit the Biennale, the world’s oldest international art exhibition.
# Italy
Irish family "loses everything" as fire rips through Italy holiday camp
The family were left with their passports and a mobile phone.
# Holliers
15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
How many have you been to?
# the man with the lizard tattoo
Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal
Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.
# Doppelganger
RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting
A glitch in the matrix.
# Human Rights
Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt
The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.
# romantic getaway
Dumped guy auctions ex-girlfriend's romantic holiday place on eBay
The ad went viral – and the bids went CRAZY.
# Game Over
Here's the single best headline about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding
# george's big day
11 things we know about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding
Ludicrously specific things. According to media reports.
# roasting
5 places Ireland was hotter than today
Los Angeles, Tenerife…
# Wet wet wet
Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot
Sure who doesn’t like a good swim when they’re on their holliers?
# Venice
Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany
Floodwaters led to the evacuations after bad weather hit northern Italy this weekend.
# Floods
Clonakilty "was like Venice" during floods
The Mayor of Clonakilty said that the flooding has devastated businesses and homes, flooded 150 cars and left the town looking like the aftermath of a tsunami. Douglas Village was also damaged in the floods.
# Venice
In photos: Can Venice be saved from the sea?
The $7 billion project which could be the answer to the city’s flooding and the threat of rising sea levels…
# spectacular
8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges
Yes, they get us from one location to another with ease, but there is more to bridges than that. They can be spectacular works of architecture – and art.
# Venice
Colour footage of Venice from 1912
An amazing Kinemacolor film of Venice shot just before Italy entered World War I.