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Irish capital   /ˈaɪrɪʃ kˈæpətəl/   Listen
Irish capital

noun
1.
Capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic.  Synonyms: capital of Ireland, Dublin.






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"Irish capital" Quotes from Famous Books



... Rulers were released from Kilmainham on conditions which he thought perilously lenient, and he resigned, as also did Earl Cowper. The entry of the new Lord-lieutenant, Earl Spencer, on the 6th of May, into the Irish capital, promised well; but the assassin had bargained with the fates for the day, and before the sun had ceased to shed his bright beams on the green grass and budding trees of Phoenix Park, a scion of the noble house of Devonshire and his companion in office had been immolated on the ...
— The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, February, 1886. - The Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 2, February, 1886. • Various

... his permanent residence in the Irish capital in 1714. The Harley Administration had fallen never to rise again. Harley himself was a prisoner in the Tower, and Bolingbroke a voluntary exile in France, and an open adherent of the Pretender. Swift came to Dublin to be met by the jeers ...
— The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Vol. VII - Historical and Political Tracts—Irish • Jonathan Swift

... thinks that a man will go into Galway and pay as much per acre for an estate as he would in England, he is greatly mistaken; but the fact is, I believe, that not only English and Scotch capital, but that much Irish capital also, would be expended in the purchase of estates in the south and west, if the ends which the right hon. Baronet has in view ...
— Speeches on Questions of Public Policy, Volume 1 • John Bright



Words linked to "Irish capital" :   Eire, Irish Republic, national capital, Republic of Ireland, Dubliner, port, Ireland



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