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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…

Toy shortages leading up to Christmas likely

Toy shortages leading up to Christmas likely

With Christmas around the corner and issues in the global supply chain, The Liberty zooms in on a local toy store to hear about possible toy problems. “There is a supply mess with the…

The Tale of the Liberty Soup Run

The Tale of the Liberty Soup Run

He overcame challenges and is now giving back to the community – Christopher O’Reilly, co-founder of the Liberty Soup Run, speaks to The Liberty. “It was 20 years of madness,”…

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…

Filippo Fusco of Fusco’s chipper: ‘If I have to fight, I fight’

Filippo Fusco of Fusco’s chipper: ‘If I have to fight, I fight’

The Liberty sat down with Filippo Fusco, owner of Fusco’s famous fish and chip shop on Meath Street, to hear about his life as a champion kickboxer and successful business owner in…

Dublin ‘lights up’ for Christmas using eco-friendly generators

Dublin ‘lights up’ for Christmas using eco-friendly generators

Dublin City Council has made the Liberties one of the locations for the ‘Dublin’s Winter Lights’ project.  Twenty-one locations over two walking trails will be decorated with projections and lighting displays.  This…

Kale+Coco – a hint of the Tropics

Kale+Coco – a hint of the Tropics

The owner of Grangegorman veggie cafe Kale + Coco talks to The Liberty about how she started the business, what she sees as upcoming food trends – and the Christmas menu!    There has been a change in…

Little Flower keeps its meals on wheels

Little Flower keeps its meals on wheels

As society slowly reopens, Meath Street’s famous ‘penny dinners’ are not yet available to eat in the dining rooms. Before Covid-19, Little Flower Penny Dinners would always draw a steady…

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…

Green light for the greening initiative?

Green light for the greening initiative?

In 2019, the Dublin City Council (DCC) announced a Greening Strategy for The Liberties and the Stoneybatter area. Plans included planting trees on inner-city residential streets in an attempt to introduce more ‘green spaces’…