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Dún Laoghaire

(do͞on lăr`ē, dŭn lâr`ə), city (1991 pop. 55,540), Co. Dublin, E central Republic of Ireland, on the Irish Sea. It is the main passenger and mail port for Dublin and a seaside resort with yachting and fishing. With the opening of a railroad to Dublin in 1834 and the completion of the port in 1859, Dún Laoghaire grew rapidly. The city was known as Kingstown before 1921 and as Dunleary before 1821. Dún Laoghaire is connected to Holyhead, Wales by passenger and car ferry.
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Tenders are invited for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Invites Tenders From Competent Service Providers For The Provision And Maintenance Of Summer 2016 Floral Hanging Baskets And Window Boxes At Various Sites Though Out The County.
Prior to that, when running at its intended service speed, it was possible to be in Dun Laoghaire or Dublin for a business meeting, or shopping, by 1100 hrs and return the same evening.
The Stena Explorer operates two return trips per day between Holyhead and Dun Laoghaire.
Dun Laoghaire Marina manager Paal Janson said: "The main reason we see such a flow of visitors is because of the attraction of the capital.
Stena Line's most recent figures reveal freight business on the Stena HSS from Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire increased by 10% during the first six months of 2005 compared to the same period last year
The alarm was raised by a member of the public who was walking along Dun Laoghaire pier and noticed the pair in difficulty.
The operation was supported by ferry operator Stena Line, whose high speed ship Stena Explorer operates the modern day route between Dun Laoghaire and Holyhead.
The ferry operator has already slashed the frequency of sailings by the HSS Stena Explorer on the Irish Sea route from the Welsh port and wants Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company to cut harbour dues.
Victor Boyhan said the public "need to have faith" in their representatives after we revealed Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council knowingly prosecuted people over such penalties.
Although the man claims that he never knew Raonaid, officers say he socialised in Dun Laoghaire pubs and clubs where the teenager was also a regular.
Promoter: Stena Line Ltd, Ferry Terminal, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin.
Stena plans to reduce its workforce in Irish port Dun Laoghaire by around 18 after cutting the HSS Explorer service from three daily return trips in 2006 to just one sailing last year.