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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…

First ever televised Women’s National League match goes down in history 

First ever televised Women’s National League match goes down in history 

Tolka Park made history on Saturday, October 2nd, as the first Women’s National League (WNL) match between Shelbourne FC and DLR Waves was broadcasted live on TG4.   DLR Waves player Fiona…

Golf courses reopen as Government relax restrictions

Golf courses reopen as Government relax restrictions

After a total of 210 days closed by the pandemic, the game is back. The Liberty speaks with club members about getting back on the tees, greens and fairways. In December,…

Bohs join in fight against climate change

Bohs join in fight against climate change

Why would Phibsboro’s favourite football club have a climate justice officer? The Liberty finds out. With football fans deprived of live matches, clubs such as Bohemian FC are reaching out to fans and…

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…

Donore boxers look forward to new facilities

Donore boxers look forward to new facilities

Dublin City Council have proposed plans to fund a new sports facility as part of the regeneration of St Teresa’s Gardens. The Liberty speaks with coaches from Donore Boxing Club,…

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’…

St Francis FC announce new coach

St Francis FC announce new coach

With the exciting announcement of a new coach in the air, The Liberty spoke to Chief Commercial Officer of St Francis FC David Bergin to discuss the club’s plans for…

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…

St. Brendan’s response to Covid-19

St. Brendan’s response to Covid-19

As lockdowns continue to grip Ireland for the third time, The Liberty hears how a Grangegorman GAA club has been affected by the pandemic. In March last year, the GAA…

Bru Box: From GAA grounds to coffee grounds

Bru Box: From GAA grounds to coffee grounds

GAA stars Nathan Mullins and Eamonn Fennell swap the pitch for lattes as they spoke with The Liberty about their new business venture.   Creating a close community atmosphere and aligning with the COVID-19 guidelines have always been…

League of Ireland 2021: how will Dublin’s finest fare?

League of Ireland 2021: how will Dublin’s finest fare?

Can the Hoops retain the league, or will Bohs and Pats mount title charges?   Finishing 11 points clear of second-placed Bohemians, Stephen Bradley’s Shamrock Rovers side will look to retain the SSE Airtricity League for the…