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Jameson Distillery: The place to cure all your whiskey needs  

Jameson Distillery: The place to cure all your whiskey needs  

Jameson is an Irish whiskey that was founded by John Jameson in 1780. Jameson ‘s Bow Street Distillery is in Smithfield and attracts many tourists to the area.  Visitors there…

Concerns about security on the Luas 

Concerns about security on the Luas 

The Luas has been plagued with anti-social behaviour for a long time both on the red and green line, but the question is, how is the Luas security handling this…

Singing and songwriting – Starting out in Dublin

Singing and songwriting – Starting out in Dublin

BIMM music institute singer-songwriter Katie Lee shares her experience of starting a music career in Dublin – right before the debut of her first original song. For 35 years, BIMM…

Liberties Gate – a review of the restaurant in the Hyatt Centric

Liberties Gate – a review of the restaurant in the Hyatt Centric

The Liberties Gate Bar & Restaurant is located on Dean Street near Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in the Liberties. Open Monday to Friday from 7am to 10.30 pm and from 11:00…

Stoneybatter’s Green MEP on why he’s seeking re-election 

Stoneybatter’s Green MEP on why he’s seeking re-election 

Ciarán Cuffe talks about his work in Dublin and Europe as the June 7th European Parliament election nears. “I think it’s important to protect green spaces as we build more…

The rise in vape shops in The Liberties

The rise in vape shops in The Liberties

Vape shops are becoming more and more common by the day. They are popping up in areas all over the country. Some towns have three or four shops dedicated to…

Smithfield Horse Fair: A tradition which is part of the Smithfield culture

Smithfield Horse Fair: A tradition which is part of the Smithfield culture

Horse owners, traders, and equestrians have once again gathered at Smithfield Square for their monthly horse fair, which is attended by people from across Dublin and well beyond. The event…

Italian Quarter – Meet some of the businesses creating a slice of Italy in Dublin city centre

Italian Quarter – Meet some of the businesses creating a slice of Italy in Dublin city centre

Behind Jervis Shopping Centre, in a small lane by the Quays, you’ll find Bloom Lane. Bloom Lane has been unofficially named ‘Italian Quarter’ due to an urbanisation project by Mick…

Review: The Lighthouse Cinema.

Review: The Lighthouse Cinema.

What’s the experience like in one of Smithfield best known venues? So, I’m going to let you in on a little secret….  I’m not from Dublin, and I don’t even…

Escaping reality – the Liberties’ obsession with escape rooms

Escaping reality – the Liberties’ obsession with escape rooms

Nowadays, there are so many forms of entertainment, whether that be technology, sports, television or hundreds of others. One new form of entertainment that seems to be becoming increasingly popular is…

Skyview Tower – the old chimney with a view

Skyview Tower – the old chimney with a view

In the heart of Smithfield, the Generator Skyview tower is a sight to behold. At a height of 60 metres the tower is one of Dublin’s tallest buildings. What makes…

Mick Dowling: One of the greats.

Mick Dowling: One of the greats.

If you passed Mick Dowling on the street, you would see a fairly small, 74-year-old man. Yes, he looks fit for his age, but you would never guess that he…