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St Francis hopeful despite LOI setback

St Francis hopeful despite LOI setback

St Francis are hoping to return to the League of Ireland First Division for the first time since 2001. David Seagrave asks how close the former Liberties side are to Ireland’s elite?  St Francis Football…

Third level GAA competitions cancelled

Third level GAA competitions cancelled

The GAA have confirmed the cancellation of all third level competitions, including the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups for the current college academic year.  This decision comes after the Government put…

Kicking through COVID: martial arts clubs remain active

Kicking through COVID: martial arts clubs remain active

COVID-19 has profoundly affected many areas of Irish life, one such area being sports, and more specifically: the field of martial arts. Three martial arts instructors recently spoke with The Liberty to…

Is equality coming soon for women’s sport?

Is equality coming soon for women’s sport?

Football, the world’s most popular sport, is wracked by inequality that means women don’t get the same opportunities as men.  But things may be improving. The inequities between men and women’s…

Dublin Stroll into their Sixth Successive All-Ireland Final

Dublin Stroll into their Sixth Successive All-Ireland Final

Dublin have reached the All-Ireland SFC Final for the sixth consecutive year after comfortably beating Cavan on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-12.  The semi-final ended in a predictable fashion…

Bohemians Season Review

Bohemians Season Review

Bohemians’ (Bohs) Airtricity League of Ireland (LOI) 2019/2020 season came to an abrupt end when they crashed out of contention, with a recent loss against Dundalk in their FAI Cup quarter-final clash.   This loss is no reflection on the highly successful season that manager Keith Long’s side has experienced this year.  Bohs finished the current season, which…

Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on from one of the darkest days in Irish history

Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on from one of the darkest days in Irish history

Image Credit: Adams.ie  Last Saturday evening, the nation tuned into RTÉ 2 to watch a chilling and heartfelt tribute to the 14 people who died on Bloody Sunday in 1920. Saturday marked…

Dundalk outclass Bohemians to reach FAI Cup semi-final

Dundalk outclass Bohemians to reach FAI Cup semi-final

Eleven-time FAI Cup winners Dundalk recorded a comfortable victory over Bohemians at Dalymount Park, on Friday evening, to reach yet another cup semi-final.  Filippo Giovagnoli’s side were impressive throughout the match, scoring four well-worked team goals along the way.  Michael Duffy got matters…

Kicking through COVID: Exercise takes on new meaning at Dublin 7 kickboxing club.

Kicking through COVID: Exercise takes on new meaning at Dublin 7 kickboxing club.

A new focus has been brought to the mental-health benefits of physical exercise since the beginning of the COVID19 pandemic.  Gyms, sports clubs and public parks have become beacons of…

Ireland’s poor form continues against Wales

Ireland’s poor form continues against Wales

Ireland’s woeful run of form continued with a 1-0 loss against UEFA Nations League opponent’s Wales in Cardiff on Sunday night.  This means Ireland have now failed to score in…

Season review: St Pats

Season review: St Pats

With the League of Ireland (LOI) season wrapped up, Saint Patrick’s Athletic (St Pats) who had ambitions of taking a spot in the top four, finished in sixth place.   Missing European football has become a regular occurrence for St Pats…

Dublin brush aside Westmeath challenge

Dublin brush aside Westmeath challenge

All-Ireland champions, Dublin, recorded a routine victory over Westmeath to kick-start their championship campaign in Portlaoise on Saturday evening.  As a result of this year’s football championship having no ‘backdoor’ route for the first time in…