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Union fights for tenants in Phibsboro

Union fights for tenants in Phibsboro

A ‘No Evictions’ protest organised by the Community Action Tenants Union (CATU) took place last Monday afternoon after tenants in Phibsboro were threatened with eviction. The lunchtime protest was held…

Herstory shines a light on student activism

Herstory shines a light on student activism

In celebration of St. Brigid’s Day 2022, the feminist movement Herstory held its annual light show, illuminating many Irish landmarks.   The annual Herstory light show took place last week to…

Dublin’s reopening rush

Dublin’s reopening rush

The lifting of Covid restrictions was a sigh of relief – but the suddenness of it caught some restaurants and pubs by surprise, Elio Bonelli reports  When An Taoiseach Micheál…

Nitelink – Dublin’s night bus returns

Nitelink – Dublin’s night bus returns

The return of Dublin’s night bus sparks a conversation on the value of accessible public transportation and if there is a need for a better service. Local Councillor Declan Meenagh…

Black and Irish GALA awards

Black and Irish GALA awards

The first B.I.G event was held to appreciate the artistic and creative efforts of Black and mixed-race talent in Ireland. The first-ever Black and Irish GALA awards took place in…

What are the benefits of the new Civic Dollars scheme?

What are the benefits of the new Civic Dollars scheme?

An app that ‘pays’ you for going to the park? The Liberty hears about the social-credit programme being piloted in Dublin 8.  A new pilot scheme, Civic Dollars, aims to reward park-goers in a unique…

Recycle Christmas Trees for free

Recycle Christmas Trees for free

The Liberty learns about recycling live Christmas trees for free at various locations throughout Dublin. Christmas is just around the corner, with shining decorations across Dublin City and the Dublin Winter Lights illuminating 21 iconic…

Leader and Mayo: Meet the two Irishmen with the NFL in their sights

Leader and Mayo: Meet the two Irishmen with the NFL in their sights

The Liberty catches up with Tadhg Leader and Kevin Mayo, two Irishmen hoping to break out onto the American football scene.  In 1977, kicker Neil O’Donoghue was the first Irish-born player to play in…

The Tale of the Liberty Soup Run

The Tale of the Liberty Soup Run

He overcame challenges and is now giving back to the community – Christopher O’Reilly, co-founder of the Liberty Soup Run, speaks to The Liberty. “It was 20 years of madness,”…

Filippo Fusco of Fusco’s chipper: ‘If I have to fight, I fight’

Filippo Fusco of Fusco’s chipper: ‘If I have to fight, I fight’

The Liberty sat down with Filippo Fusco, owner of Fusco’s famous fish and chip shop on Meath Street, to hear about his life as a champion kickboxer and successful business owner in…

Popular toastie spot aims to make Thomas Street ‘home’

Popular toastie spot aims to make Thomas Street ‘home’

In March 2021, bar managers Jack Brennan and Jacob Long were furloughed from their jobs. While Covid shut down businesses all over Ireland, a new one began in Malahide, Co Dublin.  …

The Liberties’ ancient library is bringing schoolchildren in again 

The Liberties’ ancient library is bringing schoolchildren in again 

Marsh’s Library has opened for in-person visits, with activities and workshops to engage younger audiences in its history and founder.  “It’s been tough obviously – we’ve all been in the same boat…