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Detail from ‘Spanish Lady at Bullfight’, a painting at the Adams of Blackrock auction of European and  Irish paintings, silver and furniture

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Airbnb host Tanya O’Halloran in her apartment in City West, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
Airbnb for beginners
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  • April 17, 2015, 16:00

As would befit a digital company expanding at a rate of knots, Airbnb’s European HQ office on Dublin’s Silicon Docks is truly a thing to behold. (...)