Dublin was the earliest of the Irish towns to take on urban characteristics.
It was a crucible of new black urban music, influenced by American jazz.
It snowballed from pirates and urban stations to the mainstream shows it's getting played on now.
It may come as a surprise to city dwellers, but urban environments could be the ideal place for humans to live.
I'm becoming increasingly interested in urban design and town planning, mainly as a consumer.
He says the action is in the cities, where urban elites are the future of the country.
The development would either be an urban extension of the town or a new village.
The accompanying music is pretty standard urban fare, with a touch of reggae thrown in for good measure.
The artist has developed a huge following for the way in which his urban sound fuses elements of R'n'B, rap and soul.
They're the ones bringing out the major stars, especially in urban music.