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Rain boxes making a splash in Stoneybatter

Rain boxes making a splash in Stoneybatter

Wouldn’t it be great to let rain water run somewhere besides into an overburdened urban system? A scheme based in the north inner city offers one small-scale solution. Tucked away on…

Putting art on the pitch in Phibsboro

Putting art on the pitch in Phibsboro

A project at Bohemians to get artists to make posters for football games is helping get the fans back into Dalymount Park – and getting noticed the world of design. …

‘I’m just very excited to get back performing in front of real humans again’

‘I’m just very excited to get back performing in front of real humans again’

Kyle Thornton of Liberties-based band Nerves speaks to The Liberty about the lockdown, their creative process and Dublin’s music scene.  From artists to authors to bands, the Liberties a hub of Irish talent.…

Moments from the dancefloor in Blackpitts

Moments from the dancefloor in Blackpitts

With one week out until Dublin’s nightlife is expected to return with a bang, reporter Megan Bell speaks to Karl Magee about his newest exhibition that reminds us of the…

“You want the area to be successful, but there is always a bad side to it”

“You want the area to be successful, but there is always a bad side to it”

After 28 years, Harlequin Vintage of Castle Market, behind George’s Arcade, has closed down the shop and made the move online. The Liberty speaks to the owner of Harlequin vintage…

“It was like Are You Being Served”: Frawley’s, 14 years on

“It was like Are You Being Served”: Frawley’s, 14 years on

Long after the closure of the legendary department store, customers and employees share their fond memories with The Liberty.   It has been 14 years since Frawley’s department store shut its doors…

“You’d even miss people spilling pints at gigs”: Scattered Ashes Band on Covid-19

“You’d even miss people spilling pints at gigs”: Scattered Ashes Band on Covid-19

   “I can’t remember really what it was like before,” lead singer of Scattered Ashes Robert Dalton jokes on an early Friday morning Zoom call.  On a freezing February morning I talked to Scattered…