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Dublin was the capital and largest city of Ireland. It was located in the province of Leinster (AUDIO: The Book of Kells) on the east coast of the country. (TV: The Lie of the Land)


In 989, the Viking Sitric Silkbeard became King of Dublin. Following the first Leinster Revolt in 1000, however, his position was undermined by the political machinations of the Irish-born King Brian Boru of Munster. In 1014, the Battle of Clontarf was fought in Clontarf, Dublin. (AUDIO: The Book of Kells)

In 1769, the future Duke of Wellington was born in Dublin to an influential, if hard-up, aristocratic Anglo-Irish family. His name was Wesley – the Honourable Arthur Wesley, to be precise. Later the family name reverted to its original form, Wellesley. (PROSE: World Game)

On 18 December 1953, the Sky Gypsy, piloted by Diane Holmes and carrying the passengers Emma-Louise Cowell and John Ellis, departed Cardiff for Dublin but never arrived. It flew into the Rift, reappearing more than 50 years later. (TV: Out of Time)

In 2010, Jo Jones and her grandson Santiago Jones heard of the Eleventh Doctor's death and wanted to go to his funeral. They used a cargo plane to get across the Atlantic to Dublin. From there they took ferry to Wales. (PROSE: Death of the Doctor)

In 2011, Night Dragon Haulage regularly shipped goods to Dublin. (TV: The Curse of Clyde Langer)

Although only partially written, "lin" was one of the many locations that could be seen on the map that Nardole showed Bill. (TV: The Lie of the Land)

In 2045, the We Create Futures convention was held in the city. Inventor Adeyemi Lawal attended the conference, to showcase her latest creation, a machine that could create tangible projections of people's memories. (PROSE: Inflicting Christmas)