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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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# welcome
Organisers confirm Saudi golf rebels won't be banned from next month's British Open
“Since it was first played in 1860, openness has been fundamental to its ethos and unique appeal,” said R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers.
# Questions answered
Q&A: I'm a Ukrainian planning to travel to Ireland - what do I need to know?
What you need to know about accommodation, services and employment rights.
All time
# New Look
Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation
Fixtures against Italy and Georgia look like chances to test the depth
# resettling
Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years
3,151 people have arrived to Ireland through a refugee programme since 2015.
# Papal Visit
Contractor was asked to install papal road markings in Dublin for free over concerns about cost
The markings were located at the Capuchin Day Centre and read: “Welcome Pope Francis” and “Fáilte a Phapa Prionsias”.
# brits in
More Irish than the Irish themselves: Huge spike in number of British becoming 'naturalised citizens'
Figures obtained by the senator showed how 529 British people became Irish citizens in the last year.
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LeBron James signing hailed as 'historic moment' for Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka says signing LeBron James is ‘an important confirmation of what we are building.’
# cora
'She's absolutely flying' - Staunton back with Mayo for a remarkable 24th season
Mayo manager Peter Leahy confirmed the news to The42 today.
# creeping
12 phrases that got official translations as Gaeilge in 2017
Ar fheabhas.
Varadkar says he will not rescind Donald Trump's invitation to visit Ireland
Varadkar said rescinding the invite would cause a diplomatic incident.
# welcome
Six more teenagers from 'The Jungle' migrant camp arrive in Ireland
This brings to 25 the number of children separated from their loved ones by the migrant crisis who have been accepted into Ireland.
# would you look
Dublin Zoo's Facebook page is hopping over this adorable little newborn oryx
Love at first sight.
# welcome
Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017
Twin boys were born in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin at one second past midnight.
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'The minute we came here for dinner, the lads were straight over'
Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle have been getting used to life in the Ireland squad.
# spendy
Ireland's Airbnb figures: 650,000 guests and €27 million income for hosts
In the last year, 6,000 hosts in regional and rural Ireland have earned an average additional income of €2,700 per household.
# welcome
These 'Dublin Champions' are tasked with ensuring tourists enjoy the capital
A group of 80 specially trained tourism workers are now ready to be let loose in Dublin.
# big welcome
Emotional scenes as 190 Irish troops return home after 6 months in Lebanon
One soldier was meeting his 10-week-old daughter for the first time.
# fresh blood
THE NEWBIES: Introducing your new first-time TDs
Meet the new kids on the block.
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Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016
Hi there, new arrivals.
# war dance
The All Blacks got a rousing welcome ahead of an historic game in Samoa
The Samoans have named their XV for an historic Test match in Apia on Wednesday.
# sightseeing
Richard E Grant is in Dublin and people are getting seriously excited
He’s just casually tweeting about his day in the capital.
# welcome
Some genius made this wonderful alteration to a UKIP poster
# Céad Míle Fáilte
PHOTOS: Meet Ireland's newest citizens
As of today, the country has 2,700 new citizens.
# sign me up
Another country is switching over to the euro currency tomorrow...
132 million individual banknotes have been brought in and euro coins have been minted.
# Hero's welcome
Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation
Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.
# welcome
Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens
The country gained 3,275 new citizens today.
# Dublin Zoo
It's a girl! First pics of the newest elephant calf born at Dublin Zoo
She’s just 48 hours old.
# place to call home
Here's how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary
You can get involved – it’s simple, say the organisers, who hope it will spread throughout the country.
# Welcome back
Here's how Twitter reacted to the news that Sexton is coming home
There was plenty of happiness on the social media network as the transfer was confirmed.
# welcome
Messi would be 'delighted' to see Higuaín join him at Barcelona
The Napoli striker has been heavily linked with a move to the Nou Camp this summer.
# welcome
FDI companies love doing business here - and not just for our corporation tax rate
Companies said the access to Europe was a critical factor in relation to their priorities for setting up shop here.
# Fáilte
We want to have more tourists than residents in Ireland next year
Leo Varadkar announces ambition to bring 7.5 million visitors here in next two years.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
They love us: 11% rise in foreign visitors to Ireland
Visitors from Great Britain, the US and the rest of the world all climbed by double digit percentages.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
There's an accidental message to tourists in Dublin Airport
# Gesture
Jose Mourinho welcomes back journalist returning to work after cancer fight
ITV News’ Rags Martel received special treatment from the Special One.
# Pure Joy
8 heartwarming moments where pets and their owners are reunited
Where have they been all their lives?
# Border
'Welcome to Northern Ireland' signs spark political row
Two signs have already been illegally removed and Sinn Féin representative Phil Flanagan said they are “a waste of money”.
# welcome
Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event
The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.