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# dubai - Sunday 19 April, 2015

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 - Monday 6 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Court of Misdemeanours jails and fines 28 people for ‘sex and alcohol’ boat party 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”.

# dubai - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A plane was forced to land because of a ‘smelly poo’ in the toilet Oh Crap

# dubai - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch an eagle-eyed view of what it’s like to fly from the world’s tallest building 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.

# dubai - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai’s tallest towers 336 Metres High This post contains videos

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai’s tallest towers

The fire broke out on the 50th floor.

# dubai - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

McIlroy focused on Dubai, not upcoming Dublin court date

The world number one has fond memories of recording his first win as a professional at the Desert Classic.

# dubai - Friday 23 January, 2015

Your Really Tall Footballer Standing Beside A Jockey Picture of the Week

Peter Crouch should really know better.

# dubai - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Inzaghi gets one over on Ancelotti as Milan end Real Madrid’s 23-game winning streak

Despite goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, the world champions were beaten 4-2 by the Rossoneri in Dubai.

# dubai - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taxi-driver who tried to rape Irishwoman in Dubai to serve three years Jailed

Taxi-driver who tried to rape Irishwoman in Dubai to serve three years

The man, a Bangladeshi national, had threatened to kill the woman if she told police about the incident.

# dubai - Thursday 20 November, 2014

McIlroy and Lowry share the lead at the final European Tour event of the year

It wasn’t good news for the Irish at the Qualifying School, however.

# dubai - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

‘I’ve got used to it’ – McIlroy won’t let upcoming court date impact on course performances

The world number one tees off at the Dubai World Tour Championship today.

# dubai - Monday 6 October, 2014

From Business ETC Dubai state-owned oil company plans €627m buyout of Irish exploration firm Dubai In

Dubai state-owned oil company plans €627m buyout of Irish exploration firm

Dragon Oil wants to take over Ireland-based Petroceltic, but no official offer is on the table yet.

# dubai - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in Dubai to be deported for flicking his middle-finger at a motorist Public Obscenity

Irishman in Dubai to be deported for flicking his middle-finger at a motorist

Conor Hayes will deported after he spends one-month in prison for public obscenity.

# dubai - Monday 12 May, 2014

Andy Carroll was off on holidays before Roy Hodgson could put him on standby for Brazil

It beats a Vauxhall garage in Luton, I suppose.

# dubai - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Insane base jumpers set new record from top of world’s tallest building

Probably best to make sure your lunch is well digested before pressing play here.

# dubai - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch two daredevils BASE jump off the tallest building in the world Jump Around

Watch two daredevils BASE jump off the tallest building in the world

The pair of jumpers set a World Record for BASE jumping off the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

# dubai - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish students stranded in Dubai offered free flights home by crisp company Jailbreak

Irish students stranded in Dubai offered free flights home by crisp company

The girls have to sing for their supper first though.

# dubai - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dubai connection: How Anglo executives travelled to the Middle East but couldn’t get funding Anglo Trial

Dubai connection: How Anglo executives travelled to the Middle East but couldn’t get funding

Details of the plan were given by former CFO Matt Moran who confirmed today that he was given immunity from prosecution.

# dubai - Monday 17 February, 2014

Sign him up, Moyesie! Maradona shows up at Man United’s Dubai training camp

The struggling Red Devils bumped into a legend of the game while away in the Middle East.

# dubai - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Gallacher storms past McIlroy into Dubai lead

Tiger Woods’ hopes of taking the tournament win again are all but gone meanwhile.

# dubai - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore insists: ‘Ireland always raises human rights issues’ Gulf Trip

Gilmore insists: ‘Ireland always raises human rights issues’

Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.

# dubai - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states Trade Mission

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states

Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.

# dubai - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Countries welcome 2014 with fireworks and celebrations Happy New Year

Countries welcome 2014 with fireworks and celebrations

More than 1 million people gathered at the Sydney Harbour to usher in the new year.

# dubai - Friday 15 November, 2013

Stenson one-shot clear at Dubai halfway stage, McIlroy six under-par

Graeme McDowell started with a bogey, but then regrouped with five birdies to finish with a four-under par 68 round.

# dubai - Friday 1 November, 2013

# dubai - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin’s Passport Office to move next year On The Move

Dublin’s Passport Office to move next year

New offices in Dublin city centre are being sought by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# dubai - Monday 12 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The best moments from last night’s Celebrity Masterchef What's Cookin'

The best moments from last night’s Celebrity Masterchef

Lobster is the most noble of shellfish.

# dubai - Sunday 11 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Woman charts stranger’s adventures captured on her smartphone – after it was stolen Photoblog

Woman charts stranger’s adventures captured on her smartphone – after it was stolen

A feature that backs up photos taken on the smartphone online has allowed the original owner to blog the lives of a man who keeps appearing in the images.

# dubai - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top readers’ comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# dubai - Monday 22 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison Dubai

Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison

The Norwegian woman was convicted of having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape by a co-worker.

From Business ETC The Dubai diet: Lose weight, get paid gold. Simple. Weight In Gold

The Dubai diet: Lose weight, get paid gold. Simple.

Where can we sign up?

# dubai - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Orange Order parade, a man drowning in Co Donegal and the death of Mel Smith.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in Dubai handed 16 month jail sentence after reporting rape Dubai

Woman in Dubai handed 16 month jail sentence after reporting rape

The woman was convicted of having sex outside marriage after reporting that a co-worker assaulted her.

# dubai - Monday 6 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Justin Bieber attacked on stage in Dubai Stage Invaders This post contains videos

VIDEO: Justin Bieber attacked on stage in Dubai

The Canadian had already been two hours late arriving on stage for his Dubai gig when a fan invaded the stage.

# dubai - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s your new police car… it’s a Ferrari Force Power

Here’s your new police car… it’s a Ferrari

If you’re in Dubai, that is.

# dubai - Sunday 24 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former president Musharraf returns to Pakistan, vows to ‘save’ country Pakistan

Former president Musharraf returns to Pakistan, vows to ‘save’ country

A crowd of hundreds turned out to welcome the former military ruler at Karachi Airport as he ended his four years of exile ahead of elections in May.

# dubai - Saturday 16 March, 2013

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby El Diego This post contains videos

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby

Check out the tekkers from El Diez in Dubai this week.

# dubai - Saturday 2 March, 2013

QPR in turmoil as Redknapp denies reports of a boozy team trip to Dubai

“If it happened they must have done something I didn’t see.”

# dubai - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From Business ETC Chinese ‘Dubai’ turns into deserted island China

Chinese ‘Dubai’ turns into deserted island

Phoenix Island was the epitomy of a property boom – now it stands quiet and desolate and unlucky owners are ‘desperate’ to sell.

# dubai - Friday 22 February, 2013

At least one half of Wozzilroy enjoyed themselves yesterday…

Caroline Wozniacki was greeted by one of the word’s greatest ever footballers at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships.

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