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The Tale of Princess Kaguya-Review

The Tale of Princess Kaguya-Review

This Japanese animated film is a beautiful fairytale which harkens back to the classic Disney films of the 20th Century. A poor bamboo farmer (this is Japan, remember) finds a…

Autism Awareness- AsIAm anniversary

Autism Awareness- AsIAm anniversary

On Tuesday the 31st of March AsIAm had their first year anniversary marked by an event in Smock Alley Theatre. AsIAm is an initiative to make Ireland a more autism…

Thrifting in the Liberties

Thrifting in the Liberties

“Thrift shops” (better known in Ireland as “Charity shops”) have become the one-stop shop for bargain fashion. A relatively new shopping fad for the Irish, it has all types of…

Ireland Says ”No Way We Won’t Pay”

Ireland Says ”No Way We Won’t Pay”

Thousands of Irish people took to the streets last Saturday in protest of the impending water charges. About 20 protests were happening all around the country to make it clear…

Dublin City Council cut commercial rates by 0.5% in Budget

Dublin City Council cut commercial rates by 0.5% in Budget

DUBLIN City Council’s €771m budget will see business rates cut by 0.5% and a significant spend in housing. A reduction of 1% had been proposed but the majority of councillors…

Olympic Champion, Michael Carruth, hoping to follow in his father’s coaching footsteps

Olympic Champion, Michael Carruth, hoping to follow in his father’s coaching footsteps

  The Liberty’s Ryan Nugent sat down with Irish Olympic boxing champion Michael Carruth to discuss the Dublin-born athlete’s road to Olympic gold, his local club’s anniversary, coaching and the future…

Brainwashed from birth in North Korea

Brainwashed from birth in North Korea

  Yeonmi Park tells One Young World Summit the harrowing story of life in North Korea and her escape. “North Korea is an unimaginable country. There’s only one channel on…

Street style in the Liberties

Street style in the Liberties

  Floating around the streets of the Liberties on a Saturday afternoon, I stumbled upon a few stylish street folk. The Liberties is an incredibly unique, historic, artistic and cultural…

Budget 2015: €15 million short in mental health spending

Budget 2015: €15 million short in mental health spending

  Mental health organisations have spoken out about Budget 2015 after raising concerns that €15m in the Government’s planned spending in this area wasn’t granted. Responsible for mental health services,…

Pinta packs a punch

Pinta packs a punch

By Michelle Dardis & Niamh Haskins Behind every great fighter, there’s an even better coach, and Derry native Daniel ‘Pinta’ Quigley naturally happens to be both. Pinta is the first…

“Hunger has got to be there” insists O’Brien

“Hunger has got to be there” insists O’Brien

Last years League of Ireland winning captain chats about all things football, from last year's title success, this season's early struggles and his future.…

A sit down with Ireland’s latest silver screen star, Domhnall Gleeson

A sit down with Ireland’s latest silver screen star, Domhnall Gleeson

Star of the upcoming Star Wars movie and About Time, amongst other things, Domhnall Gleeson sits down to chat cinema and his career with the Liberty…