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# liberties - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

New Premier Inn hotel to be built in Newmarket Square area of Dublin's Liberties

This particular hotel will have 151 bedrooms.

# liberties - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

DCC declares application for redevelopment of historic Iveagh Markets invalid

An application was lodged by the businessman Martin Keane to redevelop the Liberties marketplace last year.

# liberties - Monday 11 November, 2019

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties

The proposed development would see 69 new co-living units situated in Dublin 8.

# liberties - Monday 16 September, 2019

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties

3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.

# liberties - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Concerns of over-development in Dublin 8 as 'Docklands-style makeover' proposed

Dublin 8 locals have watched student accommodation and development across historic areas like Thomas Street.

# liberties - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Britain's biggest co-living company closes deal for site in Dublin's historic Liberties region

A deal to buy the site closed on Friday and is set to be developed in the next two years.

# liberties - Friday 29 March, 2019

Pearse Lyons Distillery won approval for a gin and whiskey school in Dublin's Liberties

It is hoped the new facility will ‘enhance the current micro-distillery’ and attract new clientele.

# liberties - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Locals hold out hope that Weaver Garden allotments will be saved over rapid-build Liberties apartments

“We’re planting something that’s going to grow in Spring, so we’re hoping we get to stay,” a spokesperson told

# liberties - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it

A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.

# liberties - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets

The markets, located in the Liberties in Dublin, have hit a few developmental snags in the past 10 years.

# liberties - Monday 3 July, 2017

This is what the major regeneration of Dublin's Liberties will look like

The regeneration would sustain 1,700 permanent jobs, its planners said.

# liberties - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Work on The Liberties' new park will begin in the coming weeks

The park, which has been approved by Dublin City Council, is expected to be completed by this summer.

# liberties - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Hidden adventures and explorations of Dublin

Karl Whitney journeys from Tallaght to the Liberties to look at modern Ireland – and the capital’s past.

# liberties - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 Your sports picture of the weekend as young boxing star Layla Roche goes KO crazy Knock Out Blow

Your sports picture of the weekend as young boxing star Layla Roche goes KO crazy

The Dubliner was taking part at an outdoor exhibition at the Marrowbone Lane flats in The Liberties.

# liberties - Sunday 15 December, 2013

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down

The St Nicholas of Myra centre in The Liberties in Dublin’s inner city had become a hub for people in the area – but now it faces the same fate as so many community centres.

# liberties - Friday 8 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge GALLERY: Striking photos of inner-city Dublin and its residents Liberties This post contains images

GALLERY: Striking photos of inner-city Dublin and its residents

Photographer Karl Martini captured kids, shopkeepers and passers-by in The Liberties.

# liberties - Thursday 5 January, 2012

In pictures: Extensive fire damage at Dublin church Fire This post contains images

In pictures: Extensive fire damage at Dublin church

Photographs today show the full extent of the damage to St Catherine’s Church on Dublin’s Meath Street, which was devastated by a deliberately-started fire on Monday.

Church blaze left interior 'gutted', repairs could take years

The fire at St Catherine’s in Dublin was so fierce it blew out the windows, the parish priest has said after assessing the damage.

# liberties - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Man due in court over Dublin church fire

A serious fire broke out at St Catherine’s Church in the Liberties area of Dublin yesterday.

# liberties - Monday 2 January, 2012

Fire at historic church in Dublin city centre

A man has been arrested after a blaze at St Catherine’s Church on Meath Street.