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Housing plans for former Player Wills factory site

Housing plans for former Player Wills factory site

“I agree The Liberties needs more housing, but it must be the right type of housing; co-living is just not the answer."…

The impact of the National Children’s Hospital development on local residents

The impact of the National Children’s Hospital development on local residents

Construction on the new National Children’s Hospital began in 2019 and recent news suggests that it may not be completed until 2024. Isabel Ní Challaráin reveals the impact this development…

Maintaining rehabilitation services during the pandemic

Maintaining rehabilitation services during the pandemic

“COVID has completely changed our approaches – every service we have has been impacted,”- Mark Kennedy, Head of Recovery Services, Merchants Quay Ireland.…

Two Dublin 8 Cathedrals offer their services as mass Covid-19 vaccination centres

Two Dublin 8 Cathedrals offer their services as mass Covid-19 vaccination centres

Christ Church Cathedral and St Patrick’s Cathedral have proposed that their grounds can be used as vaccination hubs. The Government published its vaccination roll-out plan in December. It…

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Mindfulness enables us to “come back to ourselves”

Mindfulness enables us to “come back to ourselves”

The Liberty spoke to a life coach and therapist about mental health during lockdown, depression and mindfulness.   “When stress is…

Happy days to come for businesses surrounding the new TU Dublin campus

Happy days to come for businesses surrounding the new TU Dublin campus

Technological University Dublin’s move to the Grangegorman campus has been a significant one for many small businesses in the Stoneybatter and Phibsboro area.   “We…

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral loses out on tourist tithes

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral loses out on tourist tithes

Chloe Seymour spoke with Dean William Morton about how the cathedral has been coping with…

“Guinness is Good for You”: 42 years at the Guinness brewery

“Guinness is Good for You”: 42 years at the Guinness brewery

Liam Mullen started working in Guinness in 1949. He spent the majority of the 42 years he worked for…

Maintaining rehabilitation services during the pandemic

Maintaining rehabilitation services during the pandemic

“COVID has completely changed our approaches – every service we have has been impacted,”- Mark…

‘It is literally a fight to survive’ – harsh reality for nightclubs and security

‘It is literally a fight to survive’ –  harsh reality for nightclubs and security

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dublin’s nightclubs are struggling to survive. The Liberty explores the…

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Happy days to come for businesses surrounding the new TU Dublin campus

Happy days to come for businesses surrounding the new TU Dublin campus

Technological University Dublin’s move to the Grangegorman campus has been a significant one for many small businesses in the Stoneybatter and Phibsboro area.   “We have missed seeing students in the Square. We look forward to seeing them return…

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral loses out on tourist tithes

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral loses out on tourist tithes

Chloe Seymour spoke with Dean William Morton about how the cathedral has been coping with the lack of visitors, remaining liturgical throughout the pandemic and the possibility of…

Art brought up to date in honour of Mother and Baby Home survivors

Art brought up to date in honour of Mother and Baby Home survivors

Myriam Riand and Áine O’Brien told The Liberty about their work for Herstory Ireland. To honour St Bridget’s day and the victims of the Mother and Baby Homes, Herstory Ireland…

Dublin artist Sophie Meehan remains inspired despite Covid

Dublin artist Sophie Meehan remains inspired despite Covid

The artist and poet talks to The Liberty about the political art she created during lockdown and her love of the city. A hand-made magazine – a zine – might…

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St Francis hopeful despite LOI setback

St Francis hopeful despite LOI setback

St Francis are hoping to return to the League of Ireland First Division for the first time since 2001. David Seagrave asks how close the…

Third level GAA competitions cancelled

Third level GAA competitions cancelled

The GAA have confirmed the cancellation of all third level competitions, including the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups for the current college…

Kicking through COVID: martial arts clubs remain active

Kicking through COVID: martial arts clubs remain active

COVID-19 has profoundly affected many areas of Irish life, one such area being sports, and more specifically: the field of martial arts. Three…