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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle was founded on the site of a Viking settlement as a medieval fortress on the orders of King John of England in 1204 and until 1922 it was the seat of English and later British rule in Ireland. On 16 January 1922, the last ever Viceroy of Ireland handed Dublin Castle over to the government of the newly independent Irish state. The end of the British presence had come about in the wake of the Easter Rising of 1916 and the Irish War of Independence.

Today Dublin castle is open to the public, except during certain state functions. The castle complex also hosts the Chester Beatty Library, in a purpose-constructed facility, with a café, the Garda Museum, the Treasury Building, the Revenue Museum and arts centre in the Chapel crypt.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Dec 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (ESE)
Sunday, Dec 04rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (E)
Monday, Dec 05lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Dec 06rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Dec 07rain
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NE)

Dublin City weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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