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Global climate strike returns to Dublin

Global climate strike returns to Dublin

Youth activists took to the streets of Dublin demanding immediate climate action Hundreds of people gathered for climate protests across the country in late March as part of a global…

Stoneybatter residents sweep the streets

Stoneybatter residents sweep the streets

Dublin City Council is encouraging local residents across the city to take part in community clean-ups – and ‘Stoneybatter Pride of Place’ has joined in, gathering on a Saturday morning…

Rain boxes making a splash in Stoneybatter

Rain boxes making a splash in Stoneybatter

Wouldn’t it be great to let rain water run somewhere besides into an overburdened urban system? A scheme based in the north inner city offers one small-scale solution. Tucked away on…

Cutting back on plastic in the Liberties

Cutting back on plastic in the Liberties

Various businesses in the area tell the Liberty how they are reducing their use of unnecessary plastics.    “We in the Guinness Storehouse are and will continue to work on reducing…

Dublin’s air quality is at its worst in 30 years

Dublin’s air quality is at its worst in 30 years

Air pollution in Dublin City was at a level not seen in over 30 years, according to recent records from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  In the last weekend of November, air pollution…

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…

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…

World Cleanup Day marked in Dublin City

World Cleanup Day marked in Dublin City

This Year’s World Cleanup Day which took place on the 21st September saw an increased number of volunteers who gathered to rescue Dublin from waste. Ireland’s Cleanup Day was organised…

Ireland’s first environment strategy announced

Ireland’s first environment strategy announced

Ireland’s first environment strategy for national clean air is underway following the EU’s Clean Air Dialogue last month. A spokesperson for the Department of Communication, Climate Action & Environment told The…

‘Parking Day Dublin’ a huge success

‘Parking Day Dublin’ a huge success

Over 30 pay and display park-lets were transformed into various gardens, provoking thought, conversation and creativity as Dublin Park(ing) Day returned to the city on Friday 19 September. This year,…

Grow dome opens in Fatima

Grow dome opens in Fatima

Fatima residents are bringing community gardening into the future with a new space age ‘grow dome’. The impressive 90sq foot structure is capable of producing 1000 lettuce heads a week…