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Keeping the lights on

Keeping the lights on

Shopping local during Covid-19  Ireland has seen its first wave of small business closure due to Covid-19, and as times remain uncertain, those who survived are counting on community to make it through the…

50 years of Little Folk

50 years of Little Folk

Children’s clothing shop Little Folk is celebrating its 50th year supplying Communion outfits to the people of the Liberties. Located on Meath Street, the shop opened up in October 1968,…

Cabbage Patch park revamp

A plan is under way to give the historic cabbage patch park off Kevin Street a revamp and create a safe space that can cater to all members of the…

Community ‘not ready’ for children’s hospital impact

Community ‘not ready’ for children’s hospital impact

Communities surrounding the site of the new children’s hospital are going to be significantly impacted in a number of ways due to a lack of sufficient infrastructure in the area.…

Feeding Vulnerable people in the Liberties

Feeding Vulnerable people in the Liberties

Staff and volunteers from the Little Flower Penny Dinners were busy preparing food for people who were expected to come up to its main dining hall and front dining room.…

LoveD8 – a celebration of Dublin 8’s culture and urbanity

LoveD8 – a celebration of Dublin 8’s culture and urbanity

LoveD8, a showcase demonstrating the best Dublin 8’s community has to offer, took place on February 26th in St Patrick’s Cathedral. The event included over 100 community groups, schools, businesses…

We Can Quit

We Can Quit

A group of Rialto women are in a celebratory mood after completing the ‘We Can Quit’ campaign. The free programme aims to help women give up smoking altogether – and…

Dublin 8 church look forward to Christmas boost amid attendance fall

Dublin 8 church look forward to Christmas boost amid attendance fall

The Liberties' churches prepare for an annual boost for the Christmas period against a backdrop of continually falling numbers at mass.…

IFI Mosque, the heart of a new multicultural Ireland

IFI Mosque, the heart of a new multicultural Ireland

The Islamic Foundation of Ireland (IFI) mosque on the South Circular Road acts as a place of worship and and a focal point for Muslims in the Liberties area. …

The Liberties goes global with its very own facebook page

The Liberties goes global with its very own facebook page

The 'Growing up in the Liberties' Facebook page is used to celebrate the area, as well as connect past and present residents via the internet.…