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Meath Street’s hidden gem

Meath Street’s hidden gem

Tucked away in a little corner of Meath Street in the heart of the Liberties is Liberty Market. First opened in 1973, the banner suspended high above the unassuming entrance,…

Love D8: Celebrating all things Dublin 8

Love D8: Celebrating all things Dublin 8

By: Shay Galon This year marks the second year in a row of the Love D8 Community Fair. Taking place in St Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street this Saturday between…

Aloft Hotel finally launches for business

Aloft Hotel finally launches for business

Aloft Hotel on Mill Street has finally officially ‘launched’ after being in business for six months.  The delay was due to the renovation of its connecting gastro pub, Tenters, which…

Players Please highlights the importance of sustainable urban development

Players Please highlights the importance of sustainable urban development

The former Player Wills tobacco factory has sat derelict on the South Circular Road since European restructuring moved manufacturing out of Ireland in 2005. However, locals are keen to ensure…

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…

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 cultural loss to the area is massive” says local Cllr. Tina MacVeigh

“The cultural loss to the area is massive” says local Cllr. Tina MacVeigh

Local councillor, Tina MacVeigh has expressed concerns for her constituency following a decision made by An Bord Pleanála which will see the demolition of Tivoli Theatre and in its place,…

Tourist Trail of the Liberties

Tourist Trail of the Liberties

As one of Dublin’s most historic neighbourhoods the Liberties is a popular destination for tourists when they are staying here in Dublin. The Liberties is one of our capital city’s…

Architect says councillors have myopic view of hotel development

Architect says councillors have myopic view of hotel development

Two new hotels will open in the Liberties in the coming months providing about 340 bedrooms. Tourist attractions have created a demand for accommodation in the area. A new 202-bed…

Best pint of Guinness in the Liberties

Best pint of Guinness in the Liberties

John Fallon’s, otherwise known as The Capstan Bar holds the reputation for the best pint of Guinness in the Liberties. Fallon’s is located on a corner fronting Dean Street and…

Visual Culture Taster Day 2018

Visual Culture Taster Day 2018

The National College of Art and Design, in the heart of the Liberties, is known for students doing lots of practical work. However, NCAD also has a course for people…

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