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Liberties FC News AFL OVER 35’s SENIOR DIVISION 2 OLV 2-4 LIBERTIES FC DDSL U17’S MAJOR DIVISION 3 VERONA BOYS 2-1 MARROWBONE LANE CELTIC FC There were 2 big games today for the club with the Under 17’s in a top of the table clash against unbeaten Verona Boys in Coolmine Park! 3... 

Home Delivery: Ireland’s First Shipping Container House

Home Delivery: Ireland’s First Shipping Container House Home Delivery: Ireland’s First Shipping Container House  – The Royal Hospital Kilmainham holds Ireland’s 1st Shipping Container Home!  THOSE visiting the Royal Hospital (the Irish Museum of Modern Art) between the 27th and the... 

Building Dreams

Building Dreams – In this article, Dave Carr interviews one of the artists from a local studio space with a distinctive building off Thomas Street.  They discuss the importance of a building’s aesthetic in the creative process  This is the story of one building, the love of that building... 

Fr Mc Verry Trust Charity Christmas Concerts

FR Peter Mc Verry Trust Charity Concerts This Christmas Glenn Hansard, the lead singer of the Irish group “The Frames” will play two dates at the Vicar Street Venue here, in Dublin 8 this December. The dates are in aid of the Peter Mc Verry trust and the first date, Monday the 15th of December is... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 27/10/14 – 07/11/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 27/10/14 – 07/11/14 In this bi-monthly planning update, proposals include two major residential developments, a student accommodation complex, a science laboratory and a HSE Primary Care Centre.   In the Brickfield Lane/Cork Street, a large two site development... 

In Loving Memory of Sister John Teresita Barry

In Loving Memory of Sister John Teresita Barry  An incident this summer typifies Sister John Barry of the Sisters of Charity Order. One morning after mass at St James’s church, Sr John & Sr Teresa noticed a young man in the church who was looking a little bit lost. They enquired if he was alright,... 

King Con – Conor Hamiliton New EP out soon

King Con – Conor Hamiliton New EP out soon – Alan Finn talks about Conor Hamiliton’s new release  “Give it a go” out this December Conor Hamilton, the 16 year old singer songwriter from Pearse Street, Dublin City, has a lot going for him right now. He is about to be huge,... 

Dublin’s Housing Bubble

Dublin’s Housing Bubble In this article, Eoghan Brunkard discusses rising rents and property prices following the release of Daft.ie’s quarterly report.  The Government/Local Authorities approach to the problem are discussed as are alternatives.  Is Ireland and more Specifically Dublin... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 13/10/14 – 24/10/14

      D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 13/10/14 – 24/10/14 All the planning updates for the Dublin 8 area for the last two weeks    13/10/14 – 17/10/14   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 3232/14 Application Type Permission Applicant Bernard... 

Halloween Events in Dublin

Halloween Events in Dublin – A quick run down of Dublin Halloween events for this most spooky of weekends. Castle Dracula Experience Behind Westwood Club, Clontarf Road, Dublin 3 353+ (0)1 851 2151 Please mention Family Fun when booking! Castle Dracula Experience The Castle Dracula Experience... 

Sanctuary Under Siege – St James’ Hospital

Sanctuary Under Siege – St James’ Hospital – Alan Finn  tells us his experience in St James’ Hospital & how he feels staff are coping with cuts, as well as the affect on patients  Recently, an unexpected illness saw me spirited away to St James’ Hospital, Dublin 8.  My... 

Liberties FC over 35s Just Fall Short in Top Table Clash!

Liberties FC over 35s Just Fall Short in Top Table Clash!   AFL OVER 35s SUNDAY DIVISION 2 CARNDONAGH FC 2-2 LIBERTIES FC The Over 35’s sure seem to be the team to watch at the moment as their games are full of twists, turns, incidents and drama and that’s just before the games!!! Sunday... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 29/09/14 – 10/10/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 29/09/14 – 10/41/14   There have been a number of important applications and decisions in the last two weeks of planning proposals. The old Crumlin swimming pool (incidentally where I learned to swim and spent many a happy time) has been closed for the last... 

Dublin 8- At the Tipping Point?

Dublin 8- At the Tipping Point? Back before the bottom fell out of the boom there were certain things that appeared certain. We were all rich, we were set to get richer and Temple Bar would gradually spread south past Christ Church and on up through Thomas and James street. And while the area could... 

Gerard Gavin – Husband, Solider & Wet House Dweller

  Gerard Gavin Husband, Solider & Wet House Dweller Last Saturday morning I woke to the news that someone had been knocked down and died just outside my front door. Being curious, I tried to find out who it was, but it took me a few days to find this out, which was very unusual for this area... 

A Garden Story – Fatima’s Geodesic Dome

A Garden Story – Fatima’s Geodesic Dome It was back in 2011 when the Rialto community group ‘ Back of the pipes’ first started talking about the empty field. It sat, unused at the end of Reuban Street and in its day had gone from being block E of Fatima Mansions to an empty rubble... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 15/09/14 – 19/09/14

Children from the Multi – Denominational school in Griffith Barracks  D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 15/09/14 – 19/09/14 IN this week’s planning applications, there are three proposals of note.  A new office block will be built on the site of 32 -36 Thomas Street (beside “Plus... 

Tito’s Dead and Going Through The Roof

Kieth Duffy’s Wife, Lisa, a fashion stylist, holding up a copy of the book Tito’s Dead and Going Through The Roof Last night I went to the official launch of “Tito’s Dead” by Dermott Hayes in Bruxelles on Harry Street.    I interviewed Dermott originally when the book... 

Liberties FC News

Liberties FC News LFL PREMIER LEAGUE TALLAGHT CITY 5-1 LIBERTIES FC It was a baptism of fire in the top division of the Leinster Football League today for the senior side as they came up against last season’s league champions!   It’s going to sound bias if we say it wasn’t as one sided... 

Residents up in arms with local wet house

Residents up in arms with local wet house  By Eoghan Brunkard & Gary Kelly  AT the inaugural meeting of what was to become St James’ Street’s residential committee, the rather controversial subject of Sundial House, the “Wet House” on the corner of James Street and Bow Lane became a... 
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