Dublin (/ˈdʌblɨn/; Irish: Baile Átha Cliath, pronounced [blʲaˈklʲiə]) is the capital of Ireland. Dublin is in the province of Leinster on Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey.Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland's principal city following the Norman invasion. The city expanded rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire before the Act of Union in 1800. Following the partition of Ireland in 1922, Dublin became the capital of the Irish Free State and later the Republic of Ireland.Dublin is administered by a City Council.
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  • Leo Tolstoy Google Logo Brings To Life The Author’s Classic Novels

    Today’s Google logo is a an homage to Leo Tolstoy to mark the Russian author’s 186th birthday. The animated logo brings to life scenes from Tolstoy’s classic novels War and Peace, Anna Karenina and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, along with stills of Tolstoy at his writing desk and standing among the trees at his family’s estate Yasnaya Polyana where he wrote War and Peace and Anna Karenina.

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