Social

FacebookTwitter
Home » Archives by category » Archives (Page 2)

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 ongoing it can easily turn into anxiety. Anxiety will often drive depression,” said Steven Lane, a life…

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 and the…

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 it becoming…

“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 the company in the largest brewery in Ireland, at St James Gate.     Mullen was a…

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 has had…

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.…

‘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 challenges, the future and the hopes for Dublin’s clubbing scene.  Since their closure on March 15, 2020, nightclubs have yet…

Building complete on new Wetherspoon hotel and pub

Building complete on new Wetherspoon hotel and pub

Wetherspoon has completed the development of their new hotel and pub in Camden Street Upper and Lower.  Wetherspoon has invested a total of 33.4 million euros into the new Keavan’s Port hotel and pub. The company purchased the property for…

Restoration Of Medieval Buildings At Kevin Street Gets Green Light

Restoration Of Medieval Buildings At Kevin Street Gets Green Light

The centuries-old buildings at Kevin Street, in the heart of the Liberties, occupied for many years by the Garda Siochana, are to be restored to their former glory under a recent proposal from the Office of Public Works…

HOW TO COPE WITH ADDICTION DURING COVID-19:

HOW TO COPE WITH ADDICTION DURING COVID-19:

Addiction is a problem that affects a huge number of people, to various degrees of severity.   There can be all sorts of addictions that can affect people of all demographics. From…

Tattooing in a Covid climate

Tattooing in a Covid climate

The current Covid-19 pandemic has devastated many and varied industries across Ireland. Tattoo shops and parlours are among the niche businesses that have suffered most under the draconiangovernment-enforced restrictions. Tattoo…