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Olympic Champion, Michael Carruth, hoping to follow in his father’s coaching footsteps

Olympic Champion, Michael Carruth, hoping to follow in his father’s coaching footsteps

  The Liberty’s Ryan Nugent sat down with Irish Olympic boxing champion Michael Carruth to discuss the Dublin-born athlete’s road to Olympic gold, his local club’s anniversary, coaching and the future…

Brainwashed from birth in North Korea

Brainwashed from birth in North Korea

  Yeonmi Park tells One Young World Summit the harrowing story of life in North Korea and her escape. “North Korea is an unimaginable country. There’s only one channel on…

Street style in the Liberties

Street style in the Liberties

  Floating around the streets of the Liberties on a Saturday afternoon, I stumbled upon a few stylish street folk. The Liberties is an incredibly unique, historic, artistic and cultural…

Budget 2015: €15 million short in mental health spending

Budget 2015: €15 million short in mental health spending

  Mental health organisations have spoken out about Budget 2015 after raising concerns that €15m in the Government’s planned spending in this area wasn’t granted. Responsible for mental health services,…

Property market causing problems for first time buyers

Property market causing problems for first time buyers

For most people with a desire to have their own property it is getting harder by the day, especially in Dublin where prices have risen by almost 25% over the…

21st Century Dating

21st Century Dating

Trolling through several sites on the internet, thumping like to every person you think may be the one, and scanning profiles like nobody’s business, that’s just your average way to…

Pinta packs a punch

Pinta packs a punch

By Michelle Dardis & Niamh Haskins Behind every great fighter, there’s an even better coach, and Derry native Daniel ‘Pinta’ Quigley naturally happens to be both. Pinta is the first…

Surge in illegal Steroid users in Dublin 8

Surge in illegal Steroid users in Dublin 8

Bodybuilders who are hell-bent on looking buff are using Dublin’s largest needle exchange to ensure that their needles are clean. The Geordie Shore effect is driving men to take extreme…

National College of Art and Design student intake increase has positive knock-on effects

National College of Art and Design student intake increase has positive knock-on effects

The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) situated on Thomas St in The Liberties has become Ireland’s largest provider of art and design. Enrolment to NCAD for the academic…

Hard Working Class Heroes festival provides support for Irish music

Hard Working Class Heroes festival provides support for Irish music

  Running for an 11th consecutive year, Hard Working Class Heroes Festival (HWCH) took over Dublin City last weekend, bringing some of Ireland’s most exciting music and tech together for…

Culture Night attendees have their say

Culture Night attendees have their say

This year’s annual Culture Night took place on Friday 19 September in Dublin’s ‘Historic Quarter’, The Liberties and elsewhere across the country. Many a marvel took place within The Liberties…

Dublin GAA championship update

Dublin GAA championship update

The Dublin SFC reached the semi-finals over the weekend, with this year’s champions to be crowned from amongst Ballyboden St Enda’s, St Vincent’s, St Jude’s and St Oliver Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruadh.…