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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…

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,”…

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…

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…

Dublin 8 named ’15th coolest neighbourhood in the world’

Dublin 8  named ’15th coolest neighbourhood in the world’

Dublin 8 has been voted the 15th coolest neighbourhood in the world by Time Out magazine.   Stretching from Kilmainham, through Inchicore and Islandbridge all the way to the Liberties and Portobello, the Dublin…

‘I’m just very excited to get back performing in front of real humans again’

‘I’m just very excited to get back performing in front of real humans again’

Kyle Thornton of Liberties-based band Nerves speaks to The Liberty about the lockdown, their creative process and Dublin’s music scene.  From artists to authors to bands, the Liberties a hub of Irish talent.…

Construction post lockdown: What’s changed

Construction post lockdown: What’s changed

With restrictions loosening and economic activity returning, The Liberty checks back on the status of the industry in Ireland. A few months ago, the story of construction and Ireland was filled with many possible…

Smithfield Square awarded Fáilte Ireland Urban Animation Grant

Smithfield Square awarded Fáilte Ireland Urban Animation Grant

Smithfield Square has been awarded a grant of €847,500 by Fáilte Ireland as part of a scheme to “transform and reimagine urban spaces”. The scheme was open to all 31 local authorities in Ireland, with ‘urban animation’…

North inner city a ‘litter blackspot’ says latest report 

North inner city a ‘litter blackspot’ says latest report 

 A recent survey says litter in our main cities has “worsened to levels not seen in ten years”.  And Dublin’s north inner city has been placed at the bottom of rankings of…

Unwanted clothes turn into opportunities for people in need

Unwanted clothes turn into opportunities for people in need

With the world turning to sustainable fashion, Theresa Dutton tells InJae Kang about her clothes recycling program, Liberty Recycling. The fast fashion industry has created a massive increase in textile…

Emerging from hibernation with Signs of Life

Emerging from hibernation with Signs of Life

The Signs of Life Festival comes to a close this weekend. The Liberty spoke to the event’s creator and organizer, Louis Scully. The Signs of Life festival, taking place in…

Artists running out of space in the city

Artists running out of space in the city

Pallas Projects/Studios, who has provided artistic production and exhibitions in Dublin city for over 20 years, are now seeking new pastures due to a lack of spaces throughout the city.  Pallas Projects…