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Growing the Liberties

Growing the Liberties

Located in the heart of the Liberties, the National College of Art and Design’s (NCAD) community garden has proved to be an excellent space for the students and locals gatherings.…

Reviving Gaeilge in Four Provinces pub.

Reviving Gaeilge in Four Provinces pub.

Four Provinces Brewery started six years ago, in the house of brewer Aindriú Ó Murchú. Back then Aindriú, together with his friend, Feargal Chambers decided to start a company. Four…

Another name added to the famous Liberties distilleries.

Another name added to the famous Liberties distilleries.

Ireland’s latest craft distillery, based on Old Mill Street in the Liberties has finally opened its doors. The €10 million Dublin Liberties Distillery is in full operation and ready for…

‘Containing’ Dublin’s empty spaces

‘Containing’ Dublin’s empty spaces

‘Container Coffee’, created by Gordon Hickey, sits comfortably beside the Digital Hub with the Saint Patrick’s Tower as a backdrop to this bright blue coffee shop. It is unmissable to…

The Liberties’ connection with the Camino.

The Liberties’ connection with the Camino.

People from across the world travel to Spain to undertake the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. James. Some take the route through France, some through…

Why are there so many churches in the Liberties?

Why are there so many churches in the Liberties?

Dublin 8 is an area known for many things – its lovable locals, its combination of both new and old businesses, and its history. However, an integral part of Dublin’s…

SWICN Clubhouse

SWICN Clubhouse

In the corner of a carpark off Rainsford Street in the heart of Dublin’s Liberties is the SWICN (South West Inner City Network) Clubhouse. A place that can only be…

Issues with horse carriages in Dublin city centre

Issues with horse carriages in Dublin city centre

The times when horse-drawn carriages were the city’s main means of transport has been long forgotten. The only carriages that can still be spotted riding around Dublin, are used for…

The Liberties: a hotspot for fashion.

The Liberties: a hotspot for fashion.

With summer fast approaching, a new wardrobe is essential for many fashion lovers. However, perhaps this year you should rethink buying your clothes from large multinational retailers and try to…

The iconic and cultured history of the National Stadium

When the discussion for Ireland’s best arenas comes into play, it seems that Dublin’s own National Stadium is often overlooked. It does not have the size, magnitude or even the…

Helping people with sight loss by buying and donating clothes

Helping people with sight loss by buying and donating clothes

Located in the Liberties area are two retail shops in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI). They draw a steady stream of local customers with…

Sustainable fashion in the Liberties

Sustainable fashion in the Liberties

In a world of fast fashion and ever-changing trends, it is important to be aware of the clothing industry’s effects on the planet. Clothing cannot be 100% sustainable, as even…