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14-Jan-1930His Excellency The Most Rev Pascal Robinson, Titular Archbishop of Tyana, arrived in Dublin on his appointment as Papal Nuncio to Saorstat Eireann. 
12-May-1930The Third Free State National Loan for £6,000,000 issued. The lists closed on the 24th, the loan being fully subscribed. 
1-Oct-1930The Boundaries of Dublin City extended, under the provisions of the Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930, so as to include the Urban Districts of Rathmines and Rathgar and Pembroke and certain-other rural districts of the County. Estimated population of the new City, about 410,000. 
22-Jun-1931The Royal Dublin Society, the oldest Society of its kind in the world to-day, being founded in 1731, for the advancement of Agriculture and other Branches of Industry and for the advancement of Science and Art, celebrated its Bi-Centenary by a series of brilliant functions in the week commencing the 22nd June. The Programme included a Reception and Garden Party at the Vice Regal Lodge by Their Excellencies the Governor General and Mrs. McNeill. A Conversazione and the stated Meeting held on Anniversary Day, June 25th, when distinguished representatives of many learned Societies, Universities and Colleges presented congratulatory Addresses; a Garden Party; a Period Ball (1700-1900). In addition to the official side the functions included a public Garden Fete and Popular Ball. 
23-Jun-1931First Treaty between -France and the Irish Free State signed. 
Sep-1931Widespread flooding took place in Dublin and suburbs, consequent on a severe rainstorm.Damage estimated at about £20,000 caused by the River Dodder bursting its banks. 
5-Oct-1931Four Courts re-opened after a lapse of eight years. 
7-Jun-1932Butt Bridge opened for traffic after Re-building, by Most Rev. Dr. Byrne, D.D., Archbishop of Dublin. 
22-Jun-19322631st International Eucharistic Congress held in Dublin. The Papal Legate, His Eminence Lorenzo Cardinal Lauri, arrived at Dun Laoghaire on Monday, June 20, by special steamer from Holyhead. He was welcomed by His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin, Sponsor of the Congress, and by President de Valera on behalf of the State. At the City boundary at Merrion he was welcomed by the Lord Mayor and Corporation. His Eminence attended a Garden Party in the grounds of Blackrock College on June 21, when about 14,000 people were present ; in the evening, he attended a State Reception in Dublin Castle. The formal opening of the Congress took place at St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral on June 22 at 3 p.m., His Eminence the Cardinal Legate reading a letter from Our Holy Father the Pope. On June 26 Pontifical .Mass was again celebrated in Phoenix Park before a congregation of a million persons, to whom Our Holy Father the Pope spoke by wireless. Subsequently, a great procession of the Blessed Sacrament was held. It is estimated that upwards of 500,000 persons walked. Benediction was given by the Cardinal-Legate at O'Connell Bridge. A farewell reception was given by the Lord Mayor and Corporation to the Cardinal-Legate in the Mansion House on June 27. 
22-Jun-1932The Third Aonaoh Tailteann opened at Croke Park. The games and contests continued for a fortnight. 

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