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Meath Street’s hidden gem

Meath Street’s hidden gem

Tucked away in a little corner of Meath Street in the heart of the Liberties is Liberty Market. First opened in 1973, the banner suspended high above the unassuming entrance,…

How walking keeps tourism alive in the Liberties

How walking keeps tourism alive in the Liberties

Local Liberties Tours creating Local Liberties Employment Dublin as a capital possesses many attractions for visitors from across the water such as the famous Leprechaun Museum, Dublin Castle, Temple Bar…

Is there space for trees on Dublin 8 streets?

Is there space for trees on Dublin 8 streets?

Trees Often hidden among the red-brick buildings and the cream and rust flats, sparse patches of grass and trees decorate the Liberties.  However, due to the density of building in…

Subtly travel back in time

Subtly travel back in time

Ghost Signs The Liberties is one of the oldest and most historic neighbourhoods in Dublin. However, in recent years it has seen many changes that have shaped a new face…

The Great Gay Byrne

The Great Gay Byrne

Arguably the greatest Irish broadcaster of all time passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer last month. Gabriel Mary Byrne (85) was born in Dublin. He grew up in…

Bridal Corner in Glasnevin closes down

Bridal Corner in Glasnevin closes down

The perfect white dress, perfectly placed in a gown cover, is what every bride expects to see in the changing room hours before she walks down the aisle.  But, that…

Spooky Halloween recipes

Spooky Halloween recipes

Hosting a Halloween party this year, or just want to get creative with your trick-or-treat snacks? The Liberty tried and tested some spooky treats for our readers to make at…

Spitalfields takes over from Shanahan’s glory

Spitalfields takes over from Shanahan’s glory

In the second week of July 2019, the news broke that Shanahan’s pub, nestled on the corner of 25 The Coombe, had been sold. In its place today stands Spitalfields,…

Meet the couple behind local business, Grálinn

Meet the couple behind local business, Grálinn

Grálinn is a foodtruck and catering company run by locals Dee Kelly and Matteo Griscti. With a focus on family style eating and shopping local, the pair have become a…

Aloft Hotel finally launches for business

Aloft Hotel finally launches for business

Aloft Hotel on Mill Street has finally officially ‘launched’ after being in business for six months.  The delay was due to the renovation of its connecting gastro pub, Tenters, which…

Players Please highlights the importance of sustainable urban development

Players Please highlights the importance of sustainable urban development

The former Player Wills tobacco factory has sat derelict on the South Circular Road since European restructuring moved manufacturing out of Ireland in 2005. However, locals are keen to ensure…

Experience a taste of Italy in the Liberties

Experience a taste of Italy in the Liberties

Two brand new and exciting eateries have opened their doors on Thomas Street, each offering a stylish and contemporary option for dining in the Liberties. Proof, one of the newly…