Circus Extreme – Comes to Dublin for the first time & launches with a sensational stunt!!


From the producers of The Moscow State Circus comes a new death-defying and extreme circus that descends on Ireland as part of its European tour. A one-of-a-kind performance that has been five years in the making and features some of the most talented performers in the world   Merging modern and contemporary styles with extreme […]

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Dublin Bus adds hybrid buses to its fleet – and they’ve changed colour from blue to green


Dublin Bus have some hybrid buses to their fleet, and they’re a different colour to the yellow and blue we know and love. The three new Wrightbus StreetDeck HEV 96 double-decker buses have a distinctive yellow and green paint job. They’ll massively reduce CO2 emissions compared to the other buses in the fleet, but will […]

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Dublin mother jailed for three weeks after child misses 240 school days in two years


A DUBLIN MOTHER wept in court yesterday when she was jailed for three weeks after her eight-year-old son missed more than 240 school days over the last two years. The woman, who is in her 30s, was convicted at Dublin District Court of neglecting the boy’s education following a prosecution by Tusla, Child and Family […]

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William Patrick Hitler: The Irishman who fought his uncle


History is a complex and entertaining subject. Time after time, some unusual and surprising secrets appear from the deepest parts of history, about which one wants to learn more and more. Here we have such a secret, which not many would have known about. The story begins in 1909, by the banks of the river […]

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Самый старый паб Ирландии – Brazen Head!


А вы бывали в дублинском баре, который всего на 51 год моложе Москвы? История Кремля – сердца Первопрестольной – началась значительно раньше, чем Москва была впервые упомянута в Ипатьевской летописи 1147 года. Точная дата основания будущей столицы России неизвестна. Зато известен год основания старейшего бара столицы Ирландии – Brazen Head (Медная голова, или – Бронзовая) […]

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Changes to Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares from December


N A FURTHER move towards a flat public transport fare, the National Transport Authority (NTA) today announced a number of fare changes across Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Luas. Anne Graham, CEO of the NTA, said today that these changes mean that “some fares will rise and some will be reduced” as the authority moves towards […]

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National Slow Down Day 2018: Gardai to conduct crackdown on speeding motorists over 24 hours


There were 157 road deaths in 2017, the lowest on record, gardai said – but added that it ‘is still 157 road deaths too many’ Gardai will conduct a special crackdown on speeding motorists as part of National Slow Down Day this week. The 24-hour road safety initiative will take place from 7am on Friday, […]

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Cyclists get the green light for longer junction crossing times in Dublin


Cyclists will have longer to pass through major traffic junctions in Dublin with the installation of new safety sensors around the city, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has announced. The technology, costing around €10,000 a junction, will detect cyclists arriving at traffic lights, then send a message to the junction box which will delay the […]

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Ireland’s first driverless bus is coming to Dublin – here’s how you can score a free trip


The electric vehicle, which can carry up to 15 people, will be trialled in the docklands area on September 21 and 22. Dublin City Council and the Civic Group are organising the event as part of its ‘Smart Docklands’ project. The Easymile ‘EZ10’ shuttle – which is already being used in the US, Holland, China […]

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The ‘Economist’ says Dublin house prices are 25% overvalued


Dublin still more affordable than Vancouver, Paris and London, according to publication House prices in Dublin are 25 per cent overvalued against income, according to the Economist, which also finds in a new survey that property price growth in the city has outpaced growth in 22 other global cities over the past five years. The […]

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