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If Gray Street could talk: Gogglebox Ireland’s Anita Reilly on life in The Liberties and being on hit Virgin Media show

If Gray Street could talk: Gogglebox Ireland’s Anita Reilly on life in The Liberties and being on hit Virgin Media show

It was a Wednesday afternoon as I walked through The Liberties where I took a right off Meath Street and headed down Gray Street to meet one half of Gogglebox Ireland’s Liberties…

Disposable vapes set to be banned in Ireland

Disposable vapes set to be banned in Ireland

Disposable vapes are set to be banned in Ireland with the Minister for Health drafting a new vaping bill.   Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has said he is committed to solving…

Liberty Market turns 50: Street party to be held celebrating iconic Dublin market’s 50th anniversary

Liberty Market turns 50: Street party to be held celebrating iconic Dublin market’s 50th anniversary

A street party will be organised to celebrate the Liberty Market’s 50th anniversary this month.   The event will take place on October 21 to mark the anniversary.   Liberty Market stall…

Cost of transportation becoming an increasingly pressing matter among students

Cost of transportation becoming an increasingly pressing matter among students

Last month, thousands of students across Ireland returned to or began the academic year in TU Dublin.   With the constant rise in the cost of living in Ireland, many students…

On Meath Street: Tempestuous conversations, bold statements and appetite for change 

On Meath Street: Tempestuous conversations, bold statements and appetite for change 

As the Dáil returns from a three-month break, a plethora of issues remain unresolved. From a scandalous summer of secret pay deals, intense protests and increased inflation, the new autumn…

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…

Rise in derelict sites in Dublin 8 an ongoing concern for its residents

Rise in derelict sites in Dublin 8 an ongoing concern for its residents

With Ireland’s current housing crisis, the number of derelict and vacant buildings in the Dublin 8 has become an area of frustration for locals.    As of February 2023, 11,742…

“Where’s the Good in Goodbye?” – remembering Mark Sheehan

“Where’s the Good in Goodbye?” – remembering Mark Sheehan

On Friday, April 14, 2023, Liberties local and guitarist-songwriter for Irish rock band The Script, Mark Sheehan, passed away in hospital following a short period of an undisclosed illness at the age…

Victoria Secret and Davina Devine’s annual Pride Party is taking over Vicar Street this June

<strong>Victoria Secret and Davina Devine’s annual Pride Party is taking over Vicar Street this June</strong>

Victoria Secret and Davina Devine’s Pride festivities are back – taking over Vicar Street with their annual Pride Party, this June. Victoria and Davina’s Pride Party is one of Dublin’s…

The Virgin Mary: Dublin’s only alcohol-free bar closes its doors

The Virgin Mary: Dublin’s only alcohol-free bar closes its doors

Dublin’s only alcohol-free bar The Virgin Mary has announced its closure, following four successful years on Capel Street. The bar, named after the world’s most famous alcohol-free cocktail, released a…

Shopfront Improvement Scheme 2023 now open for applications

Shopfront Improvement Scheme 2023 now open for applications

Dublin City Council is now accepting applications for this year’s Shopfront Improvement Scheme.   The Shopfront Improvement Scheme is aimed at improving the appearance of independently owned shops that front public…