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Mike Skinner takes to The Liberties: Other Voices Home at Guinness Storehouse Review

Mike Skinner takes to The Liberties: Other Voices Home at Guinness Storehouse Review

Stood in a queue outside the Guinness Storehouse, in the heart of The Liberties, on a cold November night isn’t how I’d usually spend a Tuesday. However, there are times…

The Ed King interview: Movies, IFI and Horrorthon

The Ed King interview: Movies, IFI and Horrorthon

The Liberty had the honour and delight of interviewing Ed King, one of the main organisers of the Dublin IFI Horrorthon Festival – which took place around Halloween, as it…

Naughty or Nice: Lighthouse Cinema’s stellar Christmas movie line up

Naughty or Nice: Lighthouse Cinema’s stellar Christmas movie line up

The iconic Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield is set to transform into a winter wonderland as it kicks off its much-anticipated ‘Naughty or Nice 2023’ Christmas movie marathon. Throughout the entire…

Mundo Moo brings Liberties post-box to life and her name is Patsy

Mundo Moo brings Liberties post-box to life and her name is Patsy

Graphic designer and artist Daniel Palhares Mooney, owner of illustrative brand Mundo Moo, has brought his creative mind to a street in the Liberties as he decorates one of the…

Operation Twin Tracks: Rail safety day meets public cynicism

Operation Twin Tracks: Rail safety day meets public cynicism

On November 16, the yearly “Operation Twin Tracks” was conducted by An Garda Síochána with the aim to improve “rail safety” and “community engagement”. However, many still feel that not…

The Libertrees – Trees facing the axe as part of ongoing urban development initiatives 

The Libertrees – Trees facing the axe as part of ongoing urban development initiatives 

In recent weeks, locals have witnessed the removal of many trees in different parts of Dublin 8 including Cork Street, Rialto Bridge and Weaver Square. The tree removal by developers has…

Love and time is all we have: ‘Love Tempo’ to replace iconic Clock pub

Love and time is all we have: ‘Love Tempo’ to replace iconic Clock pub

A new music-led bar, Love Tempo, is coming to the Liberties – setting up shop on the site of the former iconic Thomas Street pub, The Clock. Much to the…

Smart D8 Showcase 2023

Smart D8 Showcase 2023

Smart D8, the part of Dublin 8 that’s all about making people healthier and happier, announced funding for four new test projects earlier this year. These projects use innovative technologies…

There’s nothing scarier than fast fashion

There’s nothing scarier than fast fashion

A Halloween ‘Swap Shop’ will be taking place in the Liberties this weekend.   Climate Ambassador will be hosting the Halloween themed Swap Shop on Sunday, October 22 from 1pm to…

Vicar Street Quarter: Planning permission in place for new music and arts venue

Vicar Street Quarter: Planning permission in place for new music and arts venue

Planning permission has been announced for a new 2000-seater music and arts venue near Thomas Street. Entrepreneur Harry Crosbie unveiled these plans for the new venue to be built beside…

The Georges Street Arcade: Over 140 years and still going strong

The Georges Street Arcade: Over 140 years and still going strong

This quaint little picturesque shopping market, was originally, in 1881, Dublin City’s first purpose built Victorian shopping centre. The George’s Street Arcade has been around and serving the shoppers of…

The history and mystery of Goldenbridge Cemetery

The history and mystery of Goldenbridge Cemetery

Number 8, St. Vincent Street West in Inchicore, Dublin 8, in the heart of The Liberties is home to Goldenbridge Cemetery, a place rich in history that you may pass…