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Dublin has a rich history and was recently ranked among the top-25 global financial centers.
  capital, largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
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  • Dublin has a rich history and was recently ranked among the top-25 global financial centers.
  • I feel a ton better since I landed again in dear dirty Dublin....
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • you’re in Dublin now, far from Classon Avenue.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Elizabethan London lay as far from Stratford as corrupt Paris lies from virgin Dublin.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • I learned that Nora had taught in a vocational program they had in Dublin; Hester/Anne was in the Puppy Program in Lexington.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • He said, "It is believed by many that the word quiz was made up in 1791 by a Dublin theater manager named Daly.
    Andrew Clements  --  Frindle
  • He told me lots of dramatic stories—about the Kilmainham jail in Dublin, for instance, where one of the leaders of the 1916 uprising, Joseph Plunkett, married his sweetheart Grace Gifford in the tiny chapel just hours before being executed by firing squad.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • He’d been to Trinity College in Dublin, and he was a surveyor.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • These mails are carried to Dublin by express trains always held in readiness to start; from Dublin they are sent on to Liverpool by the most rapid boats, and thus gain twelve hours on the Atlantic steamers.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • So he instructed his aide to transfer the file to his portable phone and from there e-mail it to Fowl Manor in Dublin.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl

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  • Maybe it was a pub in Dublin.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • In my heaven I buzzed with heat and energy as more and more people reached the cornfield and lit their candles and began to hum a low, dirgelike song for which Mr. O’Dwyer called back to the distant memory of his Dublin grandfather.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • There was Julian from Boston, Alyssa from Carolina, Sean from Dublin, and Cleo from Rio de Janeiro (yes, I know, Cleo from Rio, but I’m not making it up!).
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Thence the joyful news had flashed all over the world; a thousand cities, chilled by ghastly apprehensions, suddenly flashed into frantic illuminations; they knew of it in Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, at the time when I stood upon the verge of the pit.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • In Dublin’s fair city, The girls are so pretty, Twas there that I first met….
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • I remember about fourteen or fifteen years ago (as to time I cannot be very positive) there was a young clergyman in the city of Dublin, in Ireland, who dreamed a very uncommon dream, that a gentleman had killed his wife, a relation of his, by stabbing her in several places; the fright of this awaked him, but finding it a dream, he composed himself again to sleep, when he dreamed a second time the same dream.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • To illustrate the effect of slavery on the white man,—to show that he has no powers of endurance, in such a condition, superior to those of his black brother,—DANIEL O’CONNELL, the distinguished advocate of universal emancipation, and the mightiest champion of prostrate but not conquered Ireland, relates the following anecdote in a speech delivered by him in the Conciliation Hall, Dublin, before the Loyal National Repeal Association, March 31, 1845.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • And that night Mr Casey had not gone to Dublin by train but a car had come to the door and he had heard his father say something about the Cabinteely road.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • And this was not the only contradiction to the Dublin-black-shawl motif.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • Or this, the most famous example: a single day in Dublin in 1904, on which a young man decides on his future and an older man wanders the city, eventually returning home to his wife in the small hours of the next morning.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • After Dublin, I went to London, where I had a three-hour meeting with Mrs. Thatcher.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • The story was over the regiment in half-an-hour; and that very evening Mrs. Major O’Dowd wrote off to her sister Glorvina at O’Dowdstown not to hurry from Dublin—young Osborne being prematurely engaged already.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • From Phoenix Park We marched to Dublin Bay.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • She knew from some lost magazine article that in Dublin were innovators called The Irish Players.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • And, of course, our favorite mountain, Mount Monadnock’s right here—and all around it lie these towns—Jaffrey ’n North Jaffrey, ’n Peterborough, ’n Dublin and (Then pointing down in the audience) there, quite a way’s down, is Grover’s Corners.
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • They usually had eight to ten jobs going at any one time, which they oversaw out of a home office and a warehouse space on Dublin Street, off Carrollton.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • …as a week, which must make it very strange to be in different kingdoms, I was going to say, but however different countries, and so she wrote a very urgent letter to her mother—or her father, I declare I do not know which it was, but we shall see presently in Jane’s letter—wrote in Mr. Dixon’s name as well as her own, to press their coming over directly, and they would give them the meeting in Dublin, and take them back to their country seat, Baly-craig, a beautiful place, I fancy.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • "I was speaking to the Senate of Rome, not to the rabble of Dublin, sir," Colonel Reynolds said to me without a trace of humor in his voice.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • I told him No, not of any great consequence, but what might be done as well by letter from Dublin.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Moll Flanders
  • I now made haste to Dublin, where I immediately procured a passage to England; and was proceeding to Bath, in order to throw myself into the protection of my aunt, or of your father, or of any relation who would afford it me.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • As to our City of Dublin, shambles may be appointed for this purpose, in the most convenient parts of it, and butchers we may be assured will not be wanting; although I rather recommend buying the children alive, and dressing them hot from the knife, as we do roasting pigs.
    Jonathan Swift  --  A Modest Proposal
  • Not Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Dublin or Glasgow.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • But all they knew about Ireland was that Dublin was on the Liffey.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Roarke—no known given name—born 10-06-2023, Dublin, Ireland.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • In Belfast or Dublin, people say the same thing: make the agreement work.
    Tony Blair  --  First Address to Irish Parliament From a British PM
  • [37] English As We Speak It in Ireland, 2nd ed.; London and Dublin, 1910, pp. 179-180.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • When I was very young, and still in Dublin on the street, I hooked up with a man and his daughter.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • He remarked that Paris was awfully jolly, but that for real, thorough-paced entertainment it was nothing to Dublin.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • For sale, Double Muscadine Hulls, Road to Dublin, Starry Sky, Strange Spider Web, Hands All Around, Double Wedding Ring.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • For sale, Double Muscadine Hulls, Road to Dublin, Starry Sky, Strange Spider Web, Hands All Around, Double Wedding Ring.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • Max read the letter twice, grinning as he imagined his friend’s Dublin lilt bouncing over each word and syllable.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • He moved quietly, as he had grown up doing in the alleyways of Dublin, along wharves and the stinking streets of cities everywhere.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • He heard of the Strong Muldoon and tracked him down, taking train from Dublin, then a local bus, and at last Shank’s Mares.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Actually, he looked the way Bono would if he had chosen to become a successful doctor in Dublin or Cork, or right here in Los Angeles.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Fresh from Dublin, Connor was sporting a wild crown of chestnut curls that framed a pink-checked face so flush with good humor he might have been the Ghost of Christmas Present.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Max saw teachers, Mystics, and even an Agent he’d met from the Dublin field office scattered among the hundreds of minor scholars, trainees, and refugees who now waited for their new king.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Wicklow south of Dublin, with a young family of my own and a slightly less imposing radio set, listening to the rain in the trees and to the news of bombings closer to home-not only those by the Provisional IRA in Belfast but equally atrocious assaults in Dublin by loyalist paramilitaries from the north.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • Cynthia bellowed, clamping a hand over Connor’s mouth to interrupt an unintelligible stream of Dublin slang.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • …Zee or the Scheld, Others as comers and goers at Gibraltar or the Dardanelles, Others sternly push their way through the northern winter-packs, Others descend or ascend the Obi or the Lena, Others the Niger or the Congo, others the Indus, the Burampooter and Cambodia, Others wait steam’d up ready to start in the ports of Australia, Wait at Liverpool, Glasgow, Dublin, Marseilles, Lisbon, Naples, Hamburg, Bremen, Bordeaux, the Hague, Copenhagen, Wait at Valparaiso, Rio Janeiro, Panama.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • …Group (USA) Inc. 375 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014, USA Penguin Group (Canada), 90 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario M4P 2Y3, Canada (a division of Pearson Penguin Canada Inc.) Penguin Books Ltd., 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England Penguin Group Ireland, 25 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland (a division of Penguin Books Ltd.) Penguin Group (Australia), 250 Camberwell Road, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia (a division of Pearson Australia Group Pty.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
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