/d̪uw/, alt /d̪u:/ meaning "black, dark", and lind /lʲiɲ[d̪ʲ] "pool", referring to a dark tidal pool.
In Modern Irish the name is Duibhlinn, and Irish rhymes from Dublin County show that in Dublin Leinster Irish it was pronounced Duílinn /d̪ˠi:lʲiɲ/.
The original pronunciation is preserved in the names for the city in other languages such as Old English Difelin, Old Norse Dyflin, modern Icelandic Dyflinn and modern Manx Divlyn as well as Welsh Dulyn.
For more info on the station and how to donate check out: https://christmasfm.com/charity-partner-2017/ Every year the station is run by more than 100 volunteers from the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin and this year Christmas FM is also launching a UK station.
At the launch Christmas FM ambassador Vogue Williams said that she was “thrilled" to be involved.
This year's charity is Sightsavers which aims to give the gift of sight to over 5000 people.
Around the world 36 million are blind but 75 per cent of those can be cured of prevented.
The city has an urban area population of 1,173,179., was 1,904,806 people.
Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland's principal city following the Norman invasion.
“I always love tuning in when I’m at home in Dublin – it’s the perfect soundtrack for getting you into the Christmas party season! "It’s exciting to see the station launch in the UK this year and I can’t wait to have Christmas music playing 24/7!