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TU Dublin to host community events for Climate Action Week

TU Dublin to host community events for Climate Action Week

TU Dublin is hosting a series of climate action activities this week as part of Climate Action Week 2023. Running until October 20, there are plenty of events for students,…

The Nightmare Realm is coming to Dublin City Market this spooky season

The Nightmare Realm is coming to Dublin City Market this spooky season

Europe’s best scream park, The Nightmare Realm, is back this October in Dublin City Market to give visitors a thrilling experience. The theme of this year’s scare fest is ‘Night…

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…

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…