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Remembering our roots: historic information boards in Dublin 8

Remembering our roots: historic information boards in Dublin 8

In recent months, there have been historic information boards installed around the Liberties in Donore Avenue and Dolphin’s Barn.   Counceller Marie Devine of Sinn Féin expressed her concern about the…

Furious Irish pub takes stand against Diageo price hikes with Guinness discount scheme

Furious Irish pub takes stand against Diageo price hikes with Guinness discount scheme

A bar in Dublin has promised to unplug some of its beverages in protest of Diageo’s most recent price increase and has pledged to maintain Guinness pints at €5 via…

Irish Haemophilia Society – Bonding people through blood.

Irish Haemophilia Society – Bonding people through blood.

The Irish Haemophilia Society was established in 1968 and has provided assistance and support to people with haemophilia, von Willebrand’s disease, or other uncommon bleeding disorders. Working out of New…

A pub packed with history: John Fallon’s

A pub packed with history: John Fallon’s

Situated in the heart of The Liberties, John Fallon’s, aka the Capstan Bar, is one of the oldest pubs in Dublin.  Turning 405 years old this year, Fallon’s pub has…

Micro-bakery in Rialto sells bread by the ‘Gram

Micro-bakery in Rialto sells bread by the ‘Gram

Is Breadman Walking Dublin’s most exclusive micro-bakery?  Gerry Godley is the “breadman walking” who gets an early rise every Saturday at 3am to bake bread and pastries to sell straight…

Street trading: A dying culture in the Liberties?

Street trading: A dying culture in the Liberties?

Street trading has been part of Irish culture for generations. Irish women and men from the distant past have passed down this occupation from mother to daughter or father to…

Repair begins on historic Iveagh Market roof

Repair begins on historic Iveagh Market roof

Refurbishment works at Iveagh Markets are set to begin this month.  The iconic Francis Street landmark is set to undergo roof repair works after two decades of laying derelict. In…

The chequered history of Tailors’ Hall

The chequered history of Tailors’ Hall

A guild that clothed gentlemen, officers and servants. Ian Lumley, Heritage officer of an Taisce spoke to The Liberty to explain the history and the ongoing story of Tailors Hall,…

Collins Barracks museum – a hub for history and arts

Collins Barracks museum – a hub for history and arts

The National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History is situated just off Benburb Street, near Stoneybatter. The Museum is located in Collins Barracks, one of the most notorious…

The Liberties May mental health initiative

The Liberties May mental health initiative

Smart D8 is using May to focus on mental health and wellbeing, with free workshops throughout the month.  There will be limited tickets to these events, so it’s on a…

The Liberty Market

The Liberty Market

The Liberty Market is one of Dublin city’s oldest markets, opening its doors up all the way back in 1973.  Located in the Liberties on Meath Street, the Liberty Market…

Ireland’s last Vincentian church, in the heart of Phibsborough

Ireland’s last Vincentian church, in the heart of Phibsborough

Phibsborough is a place that prides itself on its history and togetherness. Whether that be through supporting Bohemians football club or the Irish national side at Dalymount Park, through its…

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