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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Dubai

All time
# tan slam
FYI, a rake of your Irish rugby faves are holidaying in Dubai together
Not jealous at all.
# Francis Matthew
British former newspaper editor jailed for 10 years in Dubai for killing wife
Francis Matthew had faced the possibility of the death penalty for the July 2017 killing of Jane Matthew.
# Donegal
Irishman dies following accident in Dubai
He had travelled abroad to teach.
# runner up
McIlroy falls just short as China's Li Haotong claims Dubai Desert Classic
McIlroy took the lead early on Sunday morning but ended the fourth round in second place.
# He's back
Chinese prodigy Li leads but McIlroy within striking distance in Dubai
A new record was set for the cut, with 70 players tied at five under par or lower making it to the final two rounds.
# Crime
Kinahan cartel under surveillance in Dubai after senior member met Italian mafia boss there
A main cocaine supplier to the gang was arrested last month, curtailing access to the drug.
# DP World Tour
'I'm chuffed with that': Shane Lowry pleased with brilliant final round in Dubai
Lowry shot a stunning final round 63 on Sunday to end the week on a high.
# European Tour
Dunne gets off to flying start as Race to Dubai hots up, Lowry enjoys solid first round
After day one of the DP World Tour Championship, Patrick Reed sits top of the leaderboard.
# hover taxi
Dubai successfully tests pioneering two-seater air taxi service
The prototype can fly for 30 minutes at a maximum speed of 100 kilometres per hour (62mph).
# United Arab Emirates
Two Irish people have died in Dubai
A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said it’s providing consular assistance to the family.
# the torch
Residents evacuated after fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest skyscrapers
It is the second time that The Torch has suffered a huge fire in recent years.
# up mayo wherever you go
This Irish woman living in Dubai had a 'Mayo for Sam' themed hen party
# christy kinahan snr
Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel
A number of investigations has the head of the crime syndicate scrambling to hide his assets.
# skyscraper
Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai
Luckily, no injuries have been reported.
# Inconvenience
'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports
Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.
# Diversion
Flight from Dublin diverted to military base over 'security threat onboard'
The flight, bound for Abu Dhabi, departed Dublin yesterday morning.
# One last payday
From LA to Dubai? Robbie Keane pictured training with Al-Ahli
Ireland’s all-time record caps holder has yet to reveal his next destination.
# Go West
Teams from Dubai, Liverpool and 14 Irish counties to play in Páidí Ó Sé tournament
The 29th annual football festival takes place in West Kerry from 17-19 February.
# loop the loop
Dubai's Hyperloop could be built within four years - and will be on-demand
It looks impressively futuristic.
# Women's Rugby
Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'
Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.
# The Tower
The world's tallest tower has broken ground
It will have balconies capable of rotating out of the building.
# the irish village
This pub in Dubai was just named Best Irish Pub - here's what it's like inside
Just like being at home. If it was 40 degrees at home, that is.
# Investigation
Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash
Four Irish passengers were on board the plane when it crashed.
# Dubai
Four Irish passengers on board plane that crash-landed killing fireman
Passengers and crew were all evacuated safely.
# Dubai
Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces
Flights were diverted and others delayed after the drone entered airport boundaries.
# Victoria McGrath
Boston bombing survivor killed in Dubai Ferrari crash
A photo of Victoria McGrath became widely used in the days and weeks after the bombing.
# booed off
Djokovic: 'I would have needed a third eye to continue playing'
An infection forced the Serb to withdraw from his quarter-final against Feliciano Lopez in Dubai.
# you shall not pass
Policeman could face jail time for posting video of Messi's passport on Snapchat
Prosecutors accused the policeman of “abusing the telecommunication system.”
# address downtown
"One hour, then that's it, I'm dead": Survivor recalls horror of Dubai hotel blaze
An investigation is underway into how the fire broke out.
# Fire
Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel
Emergency services are at the scene.
# birthday month
OUR FINAL BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a 7 night Royal Caribbean cruise to Dubai with Sunway Holidays
We’ve been giving away prizes every day this month to celebrate our birthday – and we’ve been saving this one for last.
# on the run
Teen sex offender faces extradition after arrest on board Dublin to Dubai flight
He will appear before an extradition court tomorrow.
# first class
This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take
Can you guess what destinations?
# India
Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars
Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.
# Liquid gold
Irish-listed oil company to be sold for a whopping €5.1bn
Not a bad day’s work.
# Your Say
Poll: Is Khloe Kardashian's latest selfie offensive?
The internet can’t make up its mind about the photo, taken yesterday in Dubai.
# Ready to go
Transylvania set to represent Ireland at the 5-a-side World Cup
The team is made up of players from Romania and Portugal and will compete against 47 other countries.
# Dubai
Court of Misdemeanours jails and fines 28 people for 'sex and alcohol' boat party
Fined for “getting together while unrelated in a way that would lure them into committing acts of sin”.
# oh crap
A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet
# Burj Khalifa
Watch an eagle-eyed view of what it's like to fly from the world's tallest building
Our legs are wobbly just thinking about it.