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# dubai - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Dubai successfully tests pioneering two-seater air taxi service
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# Hover Taxi

Dubai successfully tests pioneering two-seater air taxi service

Sep 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 26,407 Views 20 Comments

The prototype can fly for 30 minutes at a maximum speed of 100 kilometres per hour (62mph).

# dubai - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Two Irish people have died in Dubai
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# United Arab Emirates

Two Irish people have died in Dubai

Sep 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 95,978 Views 37 Comments

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said it’s providing consular assistance to the family.

# dubai - Friday 4 August, 2017

Residents evacuated after fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest skyscrapers
# The Torch
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# The Torch

Residents evacuated after fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest skyscrapers

Aug 4th 2017, 6:56 AM 22,819 Views 15 Comments

It is the second time that The Torch has suffered a huge fire in recent years.

# dubai - Thursday 4 May, 2017

This Irish woman living in Dubai had a 'Mayo for Sam' themed hen party
# Up Mayo Wherever You Go
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# Up Mayo Wherever You Go

This Irish woman living in Dubai had a 'Mayo for Sam' themed hen party

May 4th 2017, 9:44 AM 6,833 Views 4 Comments

GLAMOUR!

# dubai - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel
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# Christy Kinahan Snr

Christy Kinahan Snr tracked to Switzerland as gardaí, CAB and Interpol work to tackle drug cartel

Apr 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 72,008 Views 28 Comments

A number of investigations has the head of the crime syndicate scrambling to hide his assets.

# dubai - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai
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# Skyscraper

Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:01 AM 20,713 Views 11 Comments

Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

# dubai - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports
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# Inconvenience

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Mar 25th 2017, 10:40 AM 9,678 Views 25 Comments

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

# dubai - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Flight from Dublin diverted to military base over 'security threat onboard'
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# Diversion

Flight from Dublin diverted to military base over 'security threat onboard'

Feb 11th 2017, 5:09 PM 43,898 Views 14 Comments

The flight, bound for Abu Dhabi, departed Dublin yesterday morning.

# dubai - Monday 6 February, 2017

From LA to Dubai? Robbie Keane pictured training with Al-Ahli
# One Last Payday
# One Last Payday

From LA to Dubai? Robbie Keane pictured training with Al-Ahli

Feb 6th 2017, 1:13 PM 12,217 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s all-time record caps holder has yet to reveal his next destination.

# dubai - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Teams from Dubai, Liverpool and 14 Irish counties to play in Páidí Ó Sé tournament
# Go West
# Go West

Teams from Dubai, Liverpool and 14 Irish counties to play in Páidí Ó Sé tournament

Feb 1st 2017, 6:30 PM 7,821 Views 1 Comment

The 29th annual football festival takes place in West Kerry from 17-19 February.

# dubai - Monday 2 January, 2017

Dubai's Hyperloop could be built within four years - and will be on-demand
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# Loop The Loop

Dubai's Hyperloop could be built within four years - and will be on-demand

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 28,257 Views 36 Comments

It looks impressively futuristic.

# dubai - Friday 25 November, 2016

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'
# Women's Rugby
# Women's Rugby

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'

Nov 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 6,998 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.

# dubai - Saturday 15 October, 2016

The world's tallest tower has broken ground
# The Tower
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# The Tower

The world's tallest tower has broken ground

Oct 15th 2016, 7:30 PM 42,709 Views 46 Comments

It will have balconies capable of rotating out of the building.

# dubai - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

This pub in Dubai was just named Best Irish Pub - here's what it's like inside
# The Irish Village
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# The Irish Village

This pub in Dubai was just named Best Irish Pub - here's what it's like inside

Sep 28th 2016, 11:41 AM 13,080 Views 9 Comments

Just like being at home. If it was 40 degrees at home, that is.

# dubai - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash
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# Investigation

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash

Aug 4th 2016, 10:44 PM 32,806 Views 35 Comments

Four Irish passengers were on board the plane when it crashed.

# dubai - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Four Irish passengers on board plane that crash-landed killing fireman
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# Dubai

Four Irish passengers on board plane that crash-landed killing fireman

Aug 3rd 2016, 10:14 PM 79,570 Views 71 Comments

Passengers and crew were all evacuated safely.

# dubai - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces
# Dubai
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Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces

Jun 12th 2016, 7:47 AM 16,273 Views 5 Comments

Flights were diverted and others delayed after the drone entered airport boundaries.

# dubai - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Boston bombing survivor killed in Dubai Ferrari crash
# Victoria McGrath
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# Victoria McGrath

Boston bombing survivor killed in Dubai Ferrari crash

Mar 8th 2016, 1:53 PM 43,084 Views 16 Comments

A photo of Victoria McGrath became widely used in the days and weeks after the bombing.

# dubai - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Djokovic: 'I would have needed a third eye to continue playing'
# Booed Off
# Booed Off

Djokovic: 'I would have needed a third eye to continue playing'

Feb 25th 2016, 8:59 PM 12,696 Views 2 Comments

An infection forced the Serb to withdraw from his quarter-final against Feliciano Lopez in Dubai.

# dubai - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Policeman could face jail time for posting video of Messi's passport on Snapchat
# You Shall Not Pass
# You Shall Not Pass

Policeman could face jail time for posting video of Messi's passport on Snapchat

Jan 20th 2016, 10:41 AM 6,078 Views 3 Comments

Prosecutors accused the policeman of “abusing the telecommunication system.”

# dubai - Friday 1 January, 2016

"One hour, then that's it, I'm dead": Survivor recalls horror of Dubai hotel blaze
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# Address Downtown

"One hour, then that's it, I'm dead": Survivor recalls horror of Dubai hotel blaze

Jan 1st 2016, 10:32 AM 39,724 Views 26 Comments

An investigation is underway into how the fire broke out.

# dubai - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel
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Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel

Dec 31st 2015, 9:09 PM 60,638 Views 97 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

# dubai - Saturday 31 October, 2015

OUR FINAL BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a 7 night Royal Caribbean cruise to Dubai with Sunway Holidays
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# Birthday Month

OUR FINAL BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a 7 night Royal Caribbean cruise to Dubai with Sunway Holidays

Oct 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 20,270 Views 23 Comments

We’ve been giving away prizes every day this month to celebrate our birthday – and we’ve been saving this one for last.

# dubai - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Teen sex offender faces extradition after arrest on board Dublin to Dubai flight
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# On The Run

Teen sex offender faces extradition after arrest on board Dublin to Dubai flight

Sep 1st 2015, 12:50 PM 27,956 Views 0 Comments

He will appear before an extradition court tomorrow.

# dubai - Saturday 15 August, 2015

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take
# First Class
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# First Class

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take

Aug 15th 2015, 9:30 AM 43,567 Views 38 Comments

Can you guess what destinations?

# dubai - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars
# India
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# India

Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars

Jul 15th 2015, 10:44 AM 17,257 Views 21 Comments

Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.

# dubai - Monday 15 June, 2015

Irish-listed oil company to be sold for a whopping €5.1bn
# Liquid Gold
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# Liquid Gold

Irish-listed oil company to be sold for a whopping €5.1bn

Jun 15th 2015, 10:46 AM 15,686 Views 6 Comments

Not a bad day’s work.

# dubai - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Poll: Is Khloe Kardashian's latest selfie offensive?
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# Your Say

Poll: Is Khloe Kardashian's latest selfie offensive?

May 27th 2015, 8:16 PM 44,800 Views 120 Comments

The internet can’t make up its mind about the photo, taken yesterday in Dubai.

# dubai - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Transylvania set to represent Ireland at the 5-a-side World Cup
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Transylvania set to represent Ireland at the 5-a-side World Cup

Apr 19th 2015, 8:30 AM 6,156 Views 7 Comments

The team is made up of players from Romania and Portugal and will compete against 47 other countries.

# dubai - Monday 6 April, 2015

Court of Misdemeanours jails and fines 28 people for 'sex and alcohol' boat party
# Dubai
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# Dubai

Court of Misdemeanours jails and fines 28 people for 'sex and alcohol' boat party

Apr 6th 2015, 12:59 PM 26,046 Views 35 Comments

Fined for “getting together while unrelated in a way that would lure them into committing acts of sin”.

# dubai - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet
# Oh Crap
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# Oh Crap

A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet

Mar 18th 2015, 8:40 AM 5,442 Views 3 Comments

The HORROR.

# dubai - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Watch an eagle-eyed view of what it's like to fly from the world's tallest building
# Burj Khalifa
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# Burj Khalifa

Watch an eagle-eyed view of what it's like to fly from the world's tallest building

Mar 15th 2015, 10:44 AM 21,252 Views 15 Comments

Our legs are wobbly just thinking about it.

# dubai - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest towers
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# 336 Metres High

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest towers

Feb 21st 2015, 7:26 AM 19,856 Views 21 Comments

The fire broke out on the 50th floor.

# dubai - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

McIlroy focused on Dubai, not upcoming Dublin court date
# No Distraction
# No Distraction

McIlroy focused on Dubai, not upcoming Dublin court date

Jan 28th 2015, 8:40 PM 4,482 Views 1 Comment

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
# Little And Large
# Little And Large

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 2:18 PM 5,382 Views 5 Comments

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
# Friendly Fire
# Friendly Fire

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

Dec 30th 2014, 6:27 PM 8,464 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Nov 24th 2014, 7:24 PM 18,790 Views 0 Comments

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
# Back With A Bang
# Back With A Bang

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

Nov 20th 2014, 3:53 PM 3,795 Views 4 Comments

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
# Distractions
# Distractions

'I've got used to it' - McIlroy won't let upcoming court date impact on course performances

Nov 19th 2014, 3:29 PM 3,496 Views 0 Comments

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

# dubai - Monday 6 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 6th 2014, 10:42 AM 12,091 Views 61 Comments

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