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Cherished Dublin bridge to celebrate 200th birthday

One of Dublin’s most cherished landmarks is celebrating its 200th birthday. The beloved Ha’penny Bridge has spanned the Liffey since 1816, surviving rebellion and civil war and retaining its unique position as the only pedestrian walkway over the river until 1999.

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Call for 'prompt and decisive action' on housing costs

It costs 45,000 euro more than an average market value to build a three bedroom house in Dublin, a survey has found. The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, the body for construction, land and property professionals, said 330,000 euro is needed to get a new semi-detached home in the capital …

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Government to press British for Dublin-Monaghan bombings files

The Government has said it is committed to pressing Britain into giving an international judge access to files on the worst day of atrocities in the Troubles. On the 42nd anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings, which killed 33 people including a pregnant woman at full term, Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie …

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