When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
— Brendan Behan

When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in dublin.
J. P. Donleavy dublin quote

Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as it was yesterday when you and I laid wreaths at the Garden of Remembrance.
— Elizabeth II

250,000 people turned up in Dublin to cheer me on an open-topped bus along O'Connell St after my world title winning fight in 1985. I'll never forget the sea of smiling faces that greeted me that day.
— Barry McGuigan

Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.
— dublin quotation by Samuel Beckett