- capital of Ireland: seaport on the Irish Sea
- county in Leinster province, E Ireland, on the Irish Sea: 356 sq mi (922 sq km); county seat, Dublin
The capital and largest city of Ireland, in the eastern part of the country on the Irish Sea. Founded by the Norse in the ninth century, it was under English control after 1171. In the 1900s, as Ireland gained its independence, Dublin emerged as a literary and cultural center.x
- The capital of the Republic of Ireland.
- One of the counties of Ireland.
From Old Irish dubh (“black”) + linn (“pond”).
- He landed at Dublin on the 13th of August.
- His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.
- He studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and obtained a fellowship in 1814; for some years he was deputy professor of natural philosophy, until in 1821 he obtained the college living of Enniskillen.
- The streets of Dublin were too busy for him.
- In the session of 1907 he introduced an Irish Councils bill, a sort of half-way house to Home Rule; but it was unexpectedly repudiated by a Nationalist convention in Dublin and the bill was promptly withdrawn.