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Dublin Comic Arts Festival returns to Inchicore: What to expect

Dublin Comic Arts Festival returns to Inchicore: What to expect

Dublin Comic Arts Festival kicks off on this Saturday, October 7, for the autumn edition of their event in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore. With events in April, July, October, and December…

Flea market pub crawl ‘Samhain Party’ this October in The Liberties

<strong>Flea market pub crawl ‘Samhain Party’ this October in The Liberties</strong>

The Libertine Market’s monthly market-pub crawl is back on Sunday, October 1, with its Halloween themed ‘Samhain Party’ – spread across several iconic pubs in Dublin 8. Dubbed as a…

Crowds gather in Smithfield for Red Bull rugby tournament

Crowds gather in Smithfield for Red Bull rugby tournament

On Saturday, crowds gathered in Smithfield Square to watch the Red Bull Sprint 7s rugby tournament. The competition saw eight of Ireland’s best tag rugby teams all battle it out…

Anger over anti-social behaviour on the quays

Anger over anti-social behaviour on the quays

Workers in retail shops along the quays say they have been facing what they see as an ‘increase in dangerous behavior from the public’. Many businesses such as Forbidden Planet…

Italian Film Festival hosted in the Lighthouse

Italian Film Festival hosted in the Lighthouse

A “New Italian Cinema Events’ (NICE) Film Festival came to the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield this year, after a first and very well attended edition in Cork in 2022.  The 2023…

Imelda May to make her theatre debut

Imelda May to make her theatre debut

Liberties native and renowned singer Imelda May will make her theatre debut this August in the lead role of ‘Mother of All the Behans’, the story of Brendan Behan’s inspirational…

Diving into the Irish comic book scene

Diving into the Irish comic book scene

Young graphic artist Barry O’Sullivan tells the Liberty about the challenges of doing exciting work in the small indie space – and of getting noticed. Barry O’Sullivan, a 26 year-old…

Smithfield’s chimney with a view 

Smithfield’s chimney with a view 

From a whiskey distillery chimney to one of Dublin’s beloved attractions, the Smithfield Chimney Tower located at Smithfield Square offers a 360-degree panoramic view and a new angle on the…

The Liberties parking problem

The Liberties parking problem

The Liberties have a parking problem, and it’s only getting worse. It’s no secret that town isn’t the best place to find parking, due to busy streets, crowded paths and…

Haircuts 4 Homeless Ireland to bring free grooming services to Smithfield this month

Haircuts 4 Homeless Ireland to bring free grooming services to Smithfield this month

‘Haircuts 4 Homeless Ireland’ are coming to Smithfield this month. The pop-up salon, staffed by trained volunteer hairdressers, will offer haircuts, beard trimming, and other grooming services to anyone who…

The eagerly anticipated refurbishment of Francis Street is here 

The eagerly anticipated refurbishment of Francis Street is here 

The revamp taking place in the heart of Dublin’s Liberties is part of the Francis Street Environmental Improvement scheme, funded by the Dublin City Council.  The urban regeneration plan received a…

A look at the upcoming summer concerts in Dublin 7 and Dublin 8

A look at the upcoming summer concerts in Dublin 7 and Dublin 8

Summer is just around the corner, and for music lovers in Dublin 7 and Dublin 8, there is no shortage of concerts to look forward to. From intimate gigs with…