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I love helping others find their own way’: Liberties local looks to share a weight-loss journey

I love helping others find their own way’: Liberties local looks to share a weight-loss journey

Personal trainer Declan Flynn set up ‘FlynnFit boot camp’ at St James National School in January, using his own process of finding health and fitness as an inspiration.  “I didn’t…

High demand forces Bohs to stop selling season tickets

High demand forces Bohs to stop selling season tickets

Bohemians Football Club have had to turn down would-be season ticket buyers due to high demand for tickets and the lack of seating at Dalymount Park.  Following a fantastic 2020/21…

MMA classes: ‘We’re here to have fun’

MMA classes: ‘We’re here to have fun’

Technological University Dublin’s mixed martial arts club (TU Dublin MMA) introduced MMA classes for female students who wish to learn self-defence and MMA as a sport. TU Dublin MMA is…

Herstory shines a light on student activism

Herstory shines a light on student activism

In celebration of St. Brigid’s Day 2022, the feminist movement Herstory held its annual light show, illuminating many Irish landmarks.   The annual Herstory light show took place last week to…

Raising money for vital organisations was a walk in the park

Raising money for vital organisations was a walk in the park

Last weekend’s LauraLynn Half Marathon and 5k in the Phoenix Park marked the first in-person version of the running/walking event in more than years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   LauraLynn is the only children’s hospice in…

Leader and Mayo: Meet the two Irishmen with the NFL in their sights

Leader and Mayo: Meet the two Irishmen with the NFL in their sights

The Liberty catches up with Tadhg Leader and Kevin Mayo, two Irishmen hoping to break out onto the American football scene.  In 1977, kicker Neil O’Donoghue was the first Irish-born player to play in…

Emmet Road development ditches the sports pitch

Emmet Road development ditches the sports pitch

A five-a-side football pitch has been excluded from the final draft of the Emmet Road housing plans development.  The plans at Emmet Road, Inchicore, are proposed under the Housing Land…

Dressing rooms reopen for Dublin SFC as Kilmacud reign supreme

Dressing rooms reopen for Dublin SFC as Kilmacud reign supreme

Dressing rooms reopened in Dublin for the first time since March 2020 as Kilmacud Crokes completed a historic double.  Both the GAA and the Government allowed dressing rooms to re-open under certain conditions in October.…

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…

Republic of Ireland vs Portugal match report

Republic of Ireland vs Portugal match report

While it wasn’t quite the famous victory that Ireland dreamed of, a goalless draw against Portugal shows the steady improvement that has been made under Stephen Kenny throughout the qualifying campaign.  After keeping…

World Cup qualifier preview: can Ireland keep Ronaldo quiet?

World Cup qualifier preview: can Ireland keep Ronaldo quiet?

Narrowly beaten in the previous fixture against Portugal, can Stephen Kenny’s side right the wrongs of the Faro fixture and produce a result in an atmospheric Aviva?  Ever since Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny labelled his players “heroic” after the previous Portugal fixture, Ireland…

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…