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Local campaigner calls for more green spaces in the Liberties

Local campaigner calls for more green spaces in the Liberties

Following years of campaigning and an ‘extensive design process’ a patch on Bridgefoot Street was turned into a grassland from wasteland – but residents have called for more to be done.   Brigdefoot Street Park is due…

North inner city a ‘litter blackspot’ says latest report 

North inner city a ‘litter blackspot’ says latest report 

 A recent survey says litter in our main cities has “worsened to levels not seen in ten years”.  And Dublin’s north inner city has been placed at the bottom of rankings of…

Artists running out of space in the city

Artists running out of space in the city

Pallas Projects/Studios, who has provided artistic production and exhibitions in Dublin city for over 20 years, are now seeking new pastures due to a lack of spaces throughout the city.  Pallas Projects…

Francis Street revamp gets green light

Francis Street revamp gets green light

Following years of planning and designing, the quirky Dublin 8 thoroughfare will finally transform into a pedestrian friendly environment, fit for ‘a day out’. The Liberty spoke to Stephen Coyne, Dublin City Council coordinator of the…

Smart D8 – an initiative to improve health and wellbeing in Dublin 8

Smart D8 – an initiative to improve health and wellbeing in Dublin 8

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris recently announced a new project focusing on the health challenges faced by people in the southwest inner city. A ‘new…

Phibsboro: A community seeking climate-change improvements for everyone

Phibsboro: A community seeking climate-change improvements for everyone

The Northside neighbourhood was recently chosen to take part in a pilot project for community-based action that aims to build upon local knowledge and expertise – including at Bohemian FC.  “Well to…

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 suggested that…