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ICHH helping the homeless through second lockdown

ICHH helping the homeless through second lockdown

Ireland had 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 recorded in the country,…

Gardaí ask: Have you seen Dazzler the Elf?

Gardaí ask: Have you seen Dazzler the Elf?

An Garda Síochána have asked the children of Ireland to help track down a mischievous Elf, known as Dazzler.   Dazzler was last seen at Kilmainham Garda Station in Dublin 8 on the morning of December 1st.   He is…

Liberties Greening Strategy bearing fruit as Bridgefoot Park slated for summer 2021 opening

Liberties Greening Strategy bearing fruit as Bridgefoot Park slated for summer 2021 opening

Dublin City Council have confirmed that construction of a community park bounded by Bridgefoot Street, Island Street, Bonham Street and Robert Emmet Walk is set to finish by early next…

Social Enterprise Awardees presented €50,000 fund

Social Enterprise Awardees presented €50,000 fund

To celebrate this year’s awardees and highlight social enterprise development in Dublin, the sixth annual Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards ceremony took place last week online, in line with government restrictions. The five awardees received funding…

Dublin’s north inner city considered ‘seriously littered’

Dublin’s north inner city considered ‘seriously littered’

A survey of litter pollution in towns around the country has rated Dublin’s inner-city as the dirtiest town in Ireland.  The report, which was conducted by Irish Business Against Litter…

DCC announces online ‘Sustainable Days’ event

DCC announces online ‘Sustainable Days’ event

On Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of November, a free online family event to boost eco-awareness will take place from 10.30am each day.  Dublin City Council says that the Sustainable Days event…

Hotel Development causing trouble for horse owners

Hotel Development causing trouble for horse owners

Two new hotels have been planned for construction in the Liberties area and they are already causing concern to locals.  These concerns have been brought up especially among horse owners in…

What Bus Connects Draft Report Means For D8

Bus Connects has just published a draft report that will affect the flow of public transport traffic through Cork Street, Patrick Street and up to Christchurch Cathedral in the heart of The Liberties.  The section of the report that covers the Dublin 8 area…

Becoming a tour guide with Dublinia

Becoming a tour guide with Dublinia

Bored during this second lockdown? Looking for something to keep you occupied while staying inside? Why not make the most of this time to take part in a course that could help…

Charity bike shop opens in Inchicore

Charity bike shop opens in Inchicore

A new bike shop, Frontline Bikes has opened in Inchicore and employs individuals affected by crime and addiction.  Frontline Bikes was set up by “Frontline Make Change”, a charity that…

Smithfield LUAS attack highlights lack of security

Smithfield LUAS attack highlights lack of security

On the morning of the 29th of October, a man was attacked and assaulted outside Smithfield LUAS stop.  He was then saved and assisted by a gentleman on the Luas that intervened and helped the 65-year-old man.   The daughter…

New hotel planned to be built on St Augustine Street

New hotel planned to be built on St Augustine Street

The Liberties is getting a new hotel built on St Augustine Street, near Cornmarket in the heart of the Liberties.  It was confirmed on Monday that the new Raag Hotel will…