There is a distant European in me also: I grew up on those Dublin roads that were financed by the EEC.
My mother was Irish, born in Dublin, and all her family are Irish.
“Envoys stonewall in London, Dublin,” read another headline.
capital of Ireland, literally "black pool," from Irish dubh "black" + linn "pool." In reference to the dark waters of the River Liffey.
Note: As the intellectual and cultural center of Ireland, Dublin was a stronghold of Irish nationalism, the birthplace of renewed interest in the Irish language and Irish literature, and home to writers such as James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, and William Butler Yeats.