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‘A slap in the face’ – reaction and aftermath of anti-lockdown protest in Dublin

‘A slap in the face’ – reaction and aftermath of anti-lockdown protest in Dublin

Local politicians tell The Liberty what they think of the extended lockdown and the recent controversial demonstration against it.   The protest on the streets of Dublin on February 27 was labelled a ‘riot’ by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, during…

Irish investor joining in controversial trades

Irish investor joining in controversial trades

The US stock market has been volatile as of late, with stocks such as GME, NAKD and AMC reaching triple-digit percentage gains after being targeted by a message board forum…

Housing plans for former Player Wills factory site

Housing plans for former Player Wills factory site

“I agree The Liberties needs more housing, but it must be the right type of housing; co-living is just not the answer."…

The impact of the National Children’s Hospital development on local residents

The impact of the National Children’s Hospital development on local residents

Construction on the new National Children’s Hospital began in 2019 and recent news suggests that it may not be completed until 2024. Isabel Ní Challaráin reveals the impact this development has had…

Maintaining rehabilitation services during the pandemic

Maintaining rehabilitation services during the pandemic

“COVID has completely changed our approaches – every service we have has been impacted,”- Mark Kennedy, Head of Recovery Services, Merchants Quay Ireland.…

Two Dublin 8 Cathedrals offer their services as mass Covid-19 vaccination centres

Two Dublin 8 Cathedrals offer their services as mass Covid-19 vaccination centres

Christ Church Cathedral and St Patrick’s Cathedral have proposed that their grounds can be used as vaccination hubs. The Government published its vaccination roll-out plan in December. It suggested that…

Building complete on new Wetherspoon hotel and pub

Building complete on new Wetherspoon hotel and pub

Wetherspoon has completed the development of their new hotel and pub in Camden Street Upper and Lower.  Wetherspoon has invested a total of 33.4 million euros into the new Keavan’s Port hotel and pub. The company purchased the property for…

New Traffic Filter system in Grangegorman

New Traffic Filter system in Grangegorman

Since the summer Dublin City Council has been trialling a new traffic filter system around the new TU Dublin Grangegorman campus between North Circular Road and Brunswick Street.  Drivers are no longer able…

Dublin 8 pub plans artisanal Christmas market

Dublin 8 pub plans artisanal Christmas market

National restrictions have severely limited Irish drinking venues, but Dublin pub 57 The Headline, at Leonard’s Corner in the south inner city, is making the most of it by using its outdoor pods to create a…

Dublin City Council and An Bórd Planeála reject plans for Kilmainham hotel development

An Bórd Planeála(ABP) have rejected appeals from Ladas Property Company Limited for an 80-room hotel at 30 Old Kilmainham, Kearn’s Place, Kilmainham.  Dublin City Council originally rejected the proposals in January of this year, only for the…

Woodies Christmas ad takes place in Dublin 8

Woodies Christmas ad takes place in Dublin 8

he heartwarming Christmas advertisement by Irish owned DIY store Woodies was filmed on Ebenezer Terrace in Dublin 8.  The ad starts off with a woman, Mrs Higgins, leaving her house with her dog. She instantly…

Dublin’s air quality is at its worst in 30 years

Dublin’s air quality is at its worst in 30 years

Air pollution in Dublin City was at a level not seen in over 30 years, according to recent records from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  In the last weekend of November, air pollution…