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‘Everything is fine’ – or how to have a positive outlook on the lockdown through art

‘Everything is fine’ – or how to have a positive outlook on the lockdown through art

Amy McGrath only started to draw a few months ago but has already launched her first exhibition of drawings, Everything is fine.  Originally from Coolock in north county Dublin, McGrath graduated two years ago in Visual Communication from Technological University…

The Liberty Visits Vaults Live

The Liberty Visits Vaults Live

This week the Liberty visited one of the newest and most creative tourist attractions in Dublin 8 – Vaults Live.  The Vaults tell the stories of six “infamous” characters in…

A Guide to Dublin’s Festival Of History

A Guide to Dublin’s Festival Of History

Dublin Festival Of History is currently underway The Dublin Festival of History is currently under way and runs until Sunday, October 20th. This year the Festival, organised by Dublin City…

Hen’s Teeth is bringing colour back to Dublin 8

Hen’s Teeth is bringing colour back to Dublin 8

As we see places like the Tivoli and the Bernard Shaw leaving southwest Dublin, it’s easy to think that the culture we know and love from the area is slowly…

Bands FC: Where music meets football

Bands FC: Where music meets football

Bands FC is the simple, yet genius, brainchild of Mark Liptrott and Nick Fraser. They took their two favourite things, football and music and blended them together. They created an…

Small business strives for big changes

Small business strives for big changes

Smaller businesses in the Liberties are striving for change when it comes to waste management.  With the ongoing climate crisis, Gordon Hickey, owner of Container Coffee talked to the Liberty…

The Liberty Club gets new shopfront under scheme

The Liberty Club gets new shopfront under scheme

Over the past number of weeks, shopfront renovations have been under way on Meath Street.  Between ‘The Liberties Club’ getting Dublin 8 inspired artwork on the front of their shutters…

Councillors concerned for future of street art

Councillors concerned for future of street art

Dublin City Council is working to reactivate a subcommittee dealing with street art after a Subset mural was ordered to be removed. The mural in Portobello depicts David Attenborough and…

Locals object to Dublin 8 makeover

Locals object to Dublin 8 makeover

Local residents are opposed to the “docklands style” makeover set to happen in the Liberties, according to People Before Profit (PBP) councillor Tina MacVeigh. It was reported earlier this year…

How will Brexit affect the Liberties?

How will Brexit affect the Liberties?

As we go to press, Britain is at last due to leave the European Union, though whether and how it happens is still uncertain. The journey has seen many proposals,…

The Liberty Visits Vaults Live

The Liberty Visits Vaults Live

This week the Liberty visited one of the newest and most creative tourist attractions in Dublin 8 – Vaults Live.  The Vaults tell the stories of six “infamous” characters in…

District 8 relocates to new Swords venue

District 8 relocates to new Swords venue

A well known nightclub District 8 has relocated to Jam Park in Swords after its former home the Tivoli Theatre was demolished to make way for an aparthotel. Despite changing…

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