DUBLIN has been ranked the 30th most 'reputable city' in the world, with Vancouver topping a new poll as the city with the best reputation.
The study, which measures public perceptions of 100 cities around the world, found Dublin scored strongest in 'a beautiful city' category, but came out weakest in the area of 'financial stability and potential for future growth'.
The cities that came out top in the poll were Vancouver, followed by Vienna and Sydney. Dublin was the only Irish city to be included in the study.
Tehran and Baghdad remain in their positions at the bottom of the poll.
Over 18,000 respondents from across the G8 countries took part in the study which was carried out City RepTrak.