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Niamh's Blog Posts Tagged 'dublin' (4)

Tom Cruise arrives in Ireland and traces his Irish roots.

Tom Cruise arrived in Dublin earlier and checked into the Merrion Hotel on Stephens Green. Whilst launching his new film Oblivion, Cruise will be tracing his Irish roots

Patrick Cruise, his great-great-great grandfather, returned from America when he was told that his land agent had evicted tenants from lands in Co Westmeath in 1843.

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Added by Niamh on April 3, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Canadian astronaut tweets "Dublin glowing at night" in Irish

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfeild made history by being the first person to use the Gaelic language from outer space.

Hadfeild tweeted a photo of Dublin at night with the following tweets:

“@Cmdr_Hadfield: Tá Éire fíorálainn! Land of green hills & dark beer. With Dublin glowing in the Irish night.”

This was followed by Irish…

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Added by Niamh on February 21, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Guinness Brewery to extend brewing operations at Dublin James's gate.

Ten 28 ton brewing vessels have arrived at Dun Laoghaire harbour to be trucked to the Guinness Brewery at James's Gate in one of the biggest expansions at the brewery in years.

It's expected that the brewery will consolidate itself as the primary brewing area for Guinness for the foreseeable future as a result of this installation.

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Added by Niamh on February 19, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

The Shrine of St Valentine in Dublin

Every year on February 14th massive numbers of Dubliners and tourists alike congregate at White-friars St Church to celebrate St Valentine's day. The remains of St Valentine are reputed to rest in a casket in the church. Numerous relics surrounded by candles burn in front of his statue.

The legend of St Valentine declares he was executed in 270AD for performing…

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Added by Niamh on February 14, 2013 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

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