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Test centres are stuck in traffic

Test centres are stuck in traffic

Covid-19 has had a special impact on learner drivers – interfering with both lessons and tests. Following the March 2020 lockdown, driving and theory tests were stopped for a period…

Sinn Féin stays opposed to Shared Equity Scheme

Sinn Féin stays opposed to Shared Equity Scheme

The Liberty spoke to Eoin Ó Broin of Sinn Féin about the party’s opposition to the Government’s ongoing housing policy – and especially the plan that would see the State take a share in…

Gender-violence protests highlight women’s lack of freedom

Gender-violence protests highlight women’s lack of freedom

The Liberty spoke to former Solidarity TD, Ruth Coppinger, after the recent ‘stand-outs’ held in Dublin and other Irish cities, following the murder of Sarah Everard in England last month. …

What’s the buzz?

What’s the buzz?

Austin Campbell, director of the Robert Emmet Community Development Project, told the Liberty about the inner city beekeeping project.  With an increase in sugar tax and worries about health, people…

Ireland’s first wildlife hospital is open for care

Ireland’s first wildlife hospital is open for care

Wildlife Rehabilitation Ireland’s hospital in Meath has treated a large range of wild animals since its opening earlier in February, ranging from badgers to squirrels.  What do you do when…

Progress on renovating the Liberties

Progress on renovating the Liberties

The area is the heart and soul of Dublin, and it has had its fair share of wear and tear over the years. Long-promised development projects should finally be happening…

Drag goes digital

Drag goes digital

Three Dublin drag artists spoke to The Liberty about the transition from live performances to online shows. With the last 12 months hitting most industries hard, the performance industry is one that was…

Housing Minister hits back at critics

Housing Minister hits back at critics

With the housing crisis on the public’s mind, The Liberty heard from Minister Darragh O’Brien (Fianna Fáil) about his programme to help people buy homes. The Minister for Housing, Development and…

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…

“You want the area to be successful, but there is always a bad side to it”

“You want the area to be successful, but there is always a bad side to it”

After 28 years, Harlequin Vintage of Castle Market, behind George’s Arcade, has closed down the shop and made the move online. The Liberty speaks to the owner of Harlequin vintage…

Smart D8 – an initiative to improve health and wellbeing in Dublin 8

Smart D8 – an initiative to improve health and wellbeing in Dublin 8

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris recently announced a new project focusing on the health challenges faced by people in the southwest inner city. A ‘new…

Preserving the future of Phoenix Park

Preserving the future of Phoenix Park

The Liberty asked the Office of Public Works about post-Covid plans for the largest enclosed public park in Europe – including the intention to cut back permanently on commuter traffic.…