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National Children’s hospital approved

National Children’s hospital approved

Plans for the €1bn National Children’s Hospital in Dublin 8 have been approved this week by the Irish Government. On Wednesday 26 April, the Irish Government gave the green light…

St. Audeon’s Wiz Kids

St. Audeon’s Wiz Kids

St Audeon’s National School is tucked away in one of Dublin’s oldest communities, the Liberties. In the midst of Dublin’s bustling city, this school is getting to grips with new…

The Brazen Head

The Brazen Head

Ireland’s oldest pub The Brazen Head,  located on Bridge Street, Dublin, dates back to 1198. Photographs from 1916, American police badges and money notes adorning the walls provides vibrance and…

Antique focus

Antique focus

Despite the growing modern digital business in the Liberties, a stroll through Francis Street’s antique quarter will charm you with the unique traditions of the past. Its history as an…

A different Bríd of politician

A different Bríd of politician

Bríd Smith, a TD for Dublin South-central, is a committed left wing political activist. Along with another five TDs from Solidarity – People Before Profit, she’s part of a fledgling…

DIT’s Garda vetting flip flop

DIT’s Garda vetting flip flop

DIT’s Access Foundation Programme (AFP) was mentioned in the Dáil and Seanad and over its controversial – and rapidly reversed – decision to introduce Garda vetting of future access students. After…

Liberty Sports Pitch plans face possible upheaval

Liberty Sports Pitch plans face possible upheaval

Residents of renovated housing at St Teresa’s Gardens face possible upheaval as plans for a new sports pitch have been unveiled. The plans have sparked considerable controversy given the housing…

Personal Shopper review

Personal Shopper review

Selected to compete for the Palme d’Or last year at the Cannes Film Festival and co-winner of the Best Director Award for Olivier Assayas, Personal Shopper is now on Irish…

Spring fit into summer for free

Spring fit into summer for free

With winter almost behind us, the sweet smell of summer is in the air. Thrust upon us as unexpectedly as a premature baby, and just as welcome to. It’s time…

Vintage Tea Tours

Vintage Tea Tours

‘Vintage Tea Tours’ offers a historical tour of Dublin with a unique and tasty twist – afternoon tea on a vintage bus. Sophie Clarke and Lauren Fetherston spoke with owner…

Rise in Tourism Figures in the Liberty

Rise in Tourism Figures in the Liberty

The past year saw a significant increase in tourism figures for attractions around Dublin, particularly those found in the Liberties. Guinness Storehouse celebrated a ten percent increase in visitors in…

The Liberties Training Centre is celebrating 30 years of hope

The Liberties Training Centre is celebrating 30 years of hope

The Liberty Training Centre (LTC), which is celebrating its 30th year on Oliver Bond Street, provides help to some of the disadvantaged youth in the area to achieve a brighter…