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Kitchen on wheels

Kitchen on wheels

From takeaway espresso martinis, to Only Pans Instagram segments and now the Sambulance Ambulance, DJ and chef, Marcus O’Laoire, shows his innovation and creativity during the current pandemic. As restrictions…

Historical Liberties Quaker Burial Ground To Be Restored

Historical Liberties Quaker Burial Ground To Be Restored

A historical burial ground in the heart of The Liberties, where generations of Dublin’s Quaker community are buried, is to be restored to its former glory under a new community monuments…

Student Contribution Puts Pressure On Families

Student Contribution Puts Pressure On Families

Ireland once took pride in providing free third-level education – unlike across the pond in the United States, where, unless you are lucky enough to come from a wealthy family, or are awarded a scholarship,…

ICHH keep helping the homeless through second lockdown

ICHH keep helping the homeless through second lockdown

Ireland has gone into a second lockdown, but charities like the Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) haven’t stopped in aiding the nation’s most vulnerable.  The ICHH reports 6,089 homeless people…

Local Property Tax Cut – Expensive Theatrics in Dublin City Council

Local Property Tax Cut – Expensive Theatrics in Dublin City Council

Monday, September 21st, saw Dublin City Council vote in favour of maintaining a 15% cut on Local Property Tax (LPT) for city homeowners. The vote came amidst controversy, as many,…

D8RCS welcomes refugee families to Dublin 8

D8RCS welcomes refugee families to Dublin 8

Across the world, many families are seeking refuge. They are trying to escape poverty, war and other hardships for a better way of life. They must make the most difficult decision they might ever have to make, and…

Keeping the lights on – Part 2

Keeping the lights on – Part 2

It’s imperative, now more than ever, to keep the local businesses thriving during lockdown.  In light of current restrictions, it’s even more important for people to stay within their 5km region. Luckily…

It’s none of your business COVID!

It’s none of your business COVID!

How has COVID-19 affected business in the liberties?  Covid-19 has affected many businesses throughout the year, but no sector has been hit harder than small local business in the retail and hospitality sector.  The news isn’t all bad however. We spoke to the…

Keeping the lights on

Keeping the lights on

Shopping local during Covid-19  Ireland has seen its first wave of small business closure due to Covid-19, and as times remain uncertain, those who survived are counting on community to make it through the…

Major Social Housing Schemes Set for The Liberties Despite Covid-19 Pandemic

Major Social Housing Schemes Set for The Liberties Despite Covid-19 Pandemic

The development of two new social housing schemes in The Liberties is continuing apace, despite the continuing economic fallout from Covid-19.   All major building work in the area was halted in March this…

Brightspace not looking so bright for students 

Brightspace not looking so bright for students 

It is 2019, students freely walk the narrow corridors towards their module classes, before zoning out three-hour lectures to fantasise about the glorious pints and bants they had at the society social the night prior.  You know what they say,…

St Brendan’s GAA centenary celebrations put on hold as it survives in isolation

ST BRENDAN’S GAA club in Grangegorman will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year – but the period of celebrations certainly has not gone as expected. The club, which trains and…