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Bohs join in fight against climate change

Bohs join in fight against climate change

Why would Phibsboro’s favourite football club have a climate justice officer? The Liberty finds out. With football fans deprived of live matches, clubs such as Bohemian FC are reaching out to fans and…

Donore boxers look forward to new facilities

Donore boxers look forward to new facilities

Dublin City Council have proposed plans to fund a new sports facility as part of the regeneration of St Teresa’s Gardens. The Liberty speaks with coaches from Donore Boxing Club,…

Dublin’s youngest female jarvey speaks about her experiences

Dublin’s youngest female jarvey speaks about her experiences

With tourism mostly shut down, many Dublin jarveys are out of a job. Holly Ward tells the Liberty about being a horse-drawn carriage driver at age 18 – and how she got…

St. Patrick’s Tower – a new exhibition space in the Digital Hub

St. Patrick’s Tower – a new exhibition space in the Digital Hub

St Patrick’s Tower, the distinctive bottle-shaped building near the Guinness Brewery on the grounds of the Digital Hub, is to be upgraded and renovated under plans submitted in December and…

Dublin taxi services still suffering a year into pandemic

Dublin taxi services still suffering a year into pandemic

Since March of 2020, the businesses of taxi drivers have suffered severely. There has been a 70% fall-off in the demand for taxis, while many drivers may go days without receiving…

New housing at Teresa’s Gardens moves ahead

New housing at Teresa’s Gardens moves ahead

On March 4th, the Land Development Agency (LDA) announced plans to develop new sustainable and affordable housing on the site of St Theresa’s Gardens at Donore Avenue. The Donore Project, being…

Troubling times won’t stop Hop-on Hop-off tours from exploring Dublin

Troubling times won’t stop Hop-on Hop-off tours from exploring Dublin

Hop-on Hop-off tours are a huge part of the tourism industry in major cities around the globe. Conor Kenny reveals how various Irish tour companies plan on proceeding in the future.    In pre-COVID times, Hop-on Hop-off bus tours gave tourists and Irish people a…

Mother and baby home survivor shares her views on the commission report

Mother and baby home survivor shares her views on the commission report

Valerie Dalton talks to The Liberty about the findings of the mother and baby home commission and her own hopes of learning more about her past.   Valerie Dalton was only a few months…

Container Coffee: a coffee shop with a twist

Container Coffee: a coffee shop with a twist

From producing a medical reality-TV show to selling coffee from a shipping container in the Liberties is no ordinary transition, as Gordon Hickey explains. “We had a shipping container. We…

Is online shopping the new reality for retail?

Is online shopping the new reality for retail?

The pandemic has increased the demand for online shopping. Ailbhe Delargy, a seller on the Depop site for small-scale traders, tells The Liberty how it’s affected her business.  Topshop Oxford Street,…

Cause and Effect: COVID’s Impact on Construction

Cause and Effect: COVID’s Impact on Construction

Covid-19 has affected many sections of society. Rial John Silada spoke with an architect to see how the pandemic has affected construction.  A report by Focus Ireland’s February Focus on Homelessness shows that despite a 37 per…

‘A slap in the face’ – reaction and aftermath of anti-lockdown protest in Dublin

‘A slap in the face’ – reaction and aftermath of anti-lockdown protest in Dublin

Local politicians tell The Liberty what they think of the extended lockdown and the recent controversial demonstration against it.   The protest on the streets of Dublin on February 27 was labelled a ‘riot’ by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, during…

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