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Thousands crowd Dublin to denounce Irish water tax

World Dec 11, 2014

Thousands crowd Dublin to denounce Irish water tax

Tens of thousands of protesters brought Dublin to a standstill Wednesday in a mass protest over Ireland's planned new tax on household water supplies, the last major measure in the country's six-year austerity drive. Police estimated more than 30,000 people attended the main "Right2Water" rally ...

World Aug 1, 2014

Irish bookmaker apologizes for 2010 data breach

Irish betting company Paddy Power announced Thursday it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords. Paddy Power defended its four-year delay in reporting ...

Dublin visit 'like stepping back into a novel'

Travel May 24, 2014

Dublin visit 'like stepping back into a novel'

James Joyce immortalized this misty port city in his literary epic "Ulysses," though many Dubliners freely admit they haven't read a word of the stream-of-consciousness novel. That doesn't stop them from throwing a huge celebration every June 16, honoring the day in 1904 when ...