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Judi Dench plays a real Irish mammy in ‘Philomena’

Judi Dench plays a real Irish mammy in ‘Philomena’

Darragh Mowlds gives Stephen Frears' heart-breaking, yet whimsical 'Philomena' 5 out of 5.…

Dublin 8 church look forward to Christmas boost amid attendance fall

Dublin 8 church look forward to Christmas boost amid attendance fall

The Liberties' churches prepare for an annual boost for the Christmas period against a backdrop of continually falling numbers at mass.…

Government to back the 2015 same-sex marriage referendum

Government to back the 2015 same-sex marriage referendum

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore have both voiced their support for the proposals, with the Tánaiste saying it would be “important to win the referendum”.…

Marino team snatch victory in Dublin County final

Marino team snatch victory in Dublin County final

St Vincent’s are now Dublin GAA senior football champions for the first time since 2007 after defeating Ballymun Kickhams in Parnell Park last wednesday…

Dublin Bus strike gets the boot by SIPTU

Dublin Bus strike gets the boot by SIPTU

Members of SIPTU have opposed possible strike action by Dublin Bus.…

Motor tax offices close to tackle backlog

Motor tax offices close to tackle backlog

Motor tax offices across Dublin city are due to close next week in order to deal with a backlog that has arisen from recent law changes.…

The Liberties – Now & Then

The Liberties – Now & Then

and Victoria Tiernan It has been 30 odd years since Eamonn Mac Thomais presented a series of television programmes about Dublin on RTE. One of the episodes, shot between 1979…

Public still reeling from creches’ ‘breach of trust’

Public still reeling from creches’ ‘breach of trust’

Following the RTÉ’s Prime Time Investigates exposé on some of the country’s leading crèches, Jennifer Mcdonald explores the impact it’s had on the public, the Government and the crèches themselves.…

Sex sells in the Liberties

Sex sells in the Liberties

With one of the oldest populations in Dublin, Laura Somers and Eddie Butler discover how the Liberties is attracting a new market for sex shops. In the words of Woody Allen…

All-Ireland final proves fertile ground for ticket touts

All-Ireland final proves fertile ground for ticket touts

Tickets for Dublin's All-Ireland final were selling for as much as €1,200 on eBay.…

Electronic Cigarettes contain toxic chemicals

Electronic Cigarettes contain toxic chemicals

  A recent report has revealed that the popular new Electronic Cigarette may be just as harmful as regular tobacco. Following plans to ban Electronic Cigarettes from public places in…

The legacy of a Liberties hospital

The legacy of a Liberties hospital

Stepping back in time, Darragh Mowld’s discovers how a past Liberties hospital marked a revolutionary shift in medicine.…