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The City of Dublin can trace its origin back more than 1 000 years and for much of this time it has been Ireland's principal city and the cultural educational and industrial centre of the island. Dublin became the centre of English power in Ireland after the Norman invasion of the southern half of Ireland Munster and Leinster in 1169-71 replacing Tara in Meath — seat of the Gaelic High Kings of Ireland — as the focal point of Ireland's polity.
The first Saint Patrick's Festival was held on 17 March 1996. Overall 2009's five day festival saw close to 1 million visitors who took part in festivities that included concerts outdoor theatre performances and fireworks.
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Dublin is the capital and largest city of the Republic of at the mouth of the River Liffey