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Building a small business in Dublin 7

Building a small business in Dublin 7

Loon Kaboon is a sustainable prints and illustration business that opened in Smithfield last year, selling handmade prints online and at Dublin craft markets. What started as a lockdown project…

Black and Irish GALA awards

Black and Irish GALA awards

The first B.I.G event was held to appreciate the artistic and creative efforts of Black and mixed-race talent in Ireland. The first-ever Black and Irish GALA awards took place in…

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…

What are the benefits of the new Civic Dollars scheme?

What are the benefits of the new Civic Dollars scheme?

An app that ‘pays’ you for going to the park? The Liberty hears about the social-credit programme being piloted in Dublin 8.  A new pilot scheme, Civic Dollars, aims to reward park-goers in a unique…

Rain boxes making a splash in Stoneybatter

Rain boxes making a splash in Stoneybatter

Wouldn’t it be great to let rain water run somewhere besides into an overburdened urban system? A scheme based in the north inner city offers one small-scale solution. Tucked away on…

Masamba Youth Project restarts free drumming lessons for children

Masamba Youth Project restarts free drumming lessons for children

Children over nine years old are now able to attend free weekly drumming workshops in Basin Lane, in the heart of Dublin 8. Masamba Samba School was founded in 1994 and has recently moved…

Fatima Groups United rewarded for their creativity

Fatima Groups United rewarded for their creativity

Fatima Groups United in Rialto have been awarded €10,000 for their Dance till Dán creative arts project as part of the St. Patrick’s Festival Tik Tok Creative Fund 2022.   “A tight deadline combined with lots of dedication fuelled the…

Hammerson plans opposed for Moore Street

Hammerson plans opposed for Moore Street

Moore Street Preservation Trust (MSPT) has released its proposal for the redevelopment of Moore Street – as part of its campaign to oppose applications for development by British property company Hammerson plc. …

Putting art on the pitch in Phibsboro

Putting art on the pitch in Phibsboro

A project at Bohemians to get artists to make posters for football games is helping get the fans back into Dalymount Park – and getting noticed the world of design. …

New fare cap and bus routes introduced

New fare cap and bus routes introduced

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has introduced various overhauls to public transport, including a new flat rate cap and bus routes.  The main aim of the cap is to simplify interchanging between multiple…

New HIIT has hit Dublin

New HIIT has hit Dublin

The owner of F45 Grangegorman studio talks to The Liberty about being the new kid on the gym block, F45 Training, HIIT and staying in shape.  F45 provides a new…

Recycle Christmas Trees for free

Recycle Christmas Trees for free

The Liberty learns about recycling live Christmas trees for free at various locations throughout Dublin. Christmas is just around the corner, with shining decorations across Dublin City and the Dublin Winter Lights illuminating 21 iconic…