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Rare parasitic bumblebee unseen for 90 years found buzzing around park

A RARE bumblebee that hadn’t been sighted in nearly 90 years was recently discovered in a park in Dublin.

The southern cuckoo bumblebee – last spotted in Co Carlow in 1926 – was found buzzing around… 233 more words


Councils spend €10,000 on new dog fouling scheme

DUBLIN’S four local authorities spent €10,000 on a new campaign aimed at combating the problem of dog fouling in the capital.

A new hotline that was set up for Dubliners who want to report incidences of dog fouling, recorded 102 complaints since it was launched last November. 133 more words


Government Buildings

The building that later became Government Buildings was the last major public building completed under British rule. It was planned to create a block of prestigious cultural and educational buildings, similar to that of the scientific buildings in South Kensington, London, so the site on Upper Merrion Street was chosen. 343 more words


Dublin's Fair City

For years, literally years, I have pondered a trip to Ireland.  I have been able to travel far and wide, but never the 166 miles as the crow flies to Dublin from Manchester.   531 more words


The Workman's Club Upcoming Highlights (Proceeds of Christmas Party Going to Peter McVerry Trust)

Tonight, Thursday, 18 December, We Raise Bears will be taking to the stage at The Workman’s Club, Dublin, at 8 pm, and it’s a FREE gig. 295 more words

Culture & Arts

IHG signs two InterContinental Hotels in Europe

London – 18 December 2014 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the signing of two InterContinental Hotels in two focus markets in Europe. InterContinental Dublin will bring iconic luxury to Ireland, and InterContinental Baku represents the brand’s debut in Azerbaijan. 267 more words


The Dublin Horse Show And 9 Other Hidden Attractions

During a recent visit to the United Kingdom I brought up The Dublin Horse Show with a group of people and was shocked to discover that most of them had never heard of it. 761 more words

Dublin Attractions