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The Liberties is up and running – in a new local club 

The Liberties is up and running – in a new local club 

Sun, rain, or stone, with the Liberties near home, there’s no need to run alone! The Liberties Running Club is the brainchild of three runners local to The Liberties, Dave…

Phibsboro boxer Thomas Carty talks November fight, Katie Taylor, and fighting in Dalymount Park

Phibsboro boxer Thomas Carty talks November fight, Katie Taylor, and fighting in Dalymount Park

Phibsboro boxer Thomas Carty said that he is going into his November 25 fight with “a bigger fire burning now than ever before.” Carty will fight on the undercard of…

Heartbreak as All Blacks end Irish Rugby World Cup hopes

Heartbreak as All Blacks end Irish Rugby World Cup hopes

It was not to be for Andy Farrell’s Ireland on Saturday night in Paris, with a marginal 28-24 loss to a strong New Zealand side.   Coming into the game…

Smithfield Boxing Club welcomes group of Ukrainian boxers

Smithfield Boxing Club welcomes group of Ukrainian boxers

Smithfield Boxing Club hosted a group of Ukrainian boxers last week as part of an intercultural sporting event to give them a break from the reality of the ongoing war.…

Crowds gather in Smithfield for Red Bull rugby tournament

Crowds gather in Smithfield for Red Bull rugby tournament

On Saturday, crowds gathered in Smithfield Square to watch the Red Bull Sprint 7s rugby tournament. The competition saw eight of Ireland’s best tag rugby teams all battle it out…

Bonus payment from Government due to economic crisis

Bonus payment from Government due to economic crisis

Due to a new round of supports agreed by the Government, all social welfare recipients will receive an extra €200 bonus payment. The support is set to total €1.25 billion.…

College football touches down in Ireland

College football touches down in Ireland

Ireland will be hosting two American football games in 2022 and 2023 as part of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic.   The first game will involve the Northwestern Wildcats and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, where both teams will battle it out in the Aviva Stadium on…

Kicking into gear: reopening and martial arts

Kicking into gear: reopening and martial arts

A year and a half of lockdowns have hopefully finally ended. The Liberty spoke to Desmond Phelan of Arbour Hill Boxing Club and Andre Zavatini of Brazier Jiu Jitsu Academy to see what this a return to normal…

Come hell or high water: the 101st Liffey Swim  

Come hell or high water: the 101st Liffey Swim  

   Swim Ireland have confirmed that the 101st Liffey Swim will take place on Saturday the 23rd of October this year.  The new course will start at the Old Customs House and finish at the 3 Arena. The women’s race is set to start at 12:30 and the men’s race will…

Taekwondo champ talks trials and tribulations

Taekwondo champ talks trials and tribulations

Twenty-year-old Ciara Fitzsimons is a world champion in her sport. She tells The Liberty about her journey from white to black belt, and all the way to the top, competing…

American football in Ireland: slowly growing its influence

American football in Ireland: slowly growing its influence

The Liberty explores the roots and gradual development of American football in Ireland and chats with the coaches, players and promoters of the game.  The history of American Football in Ireland dates back to 1984, when the Irish American Football League (IAFL) was established. Today there are 20 ‘full contact’…

Game, set and match: Irish social media gets pranked

Game, set and match: Irish social media gets pranked

Two Dublin City University students recently pranked all of Ireland by photoshopping a fake Instagram conversation with Roger Federer. Two local Dublin residents Jamie Duff and Ollie White managed to…

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