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# Liberties

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# Liberties
Dublin City Council give green light for Diageo HQ scheme at Guinness Brewery lands
The building, which was once part of Guinness’s brewery operations, will extend to just under 13,000sq ft.
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# Liberties
New Premier Inn hotel to be built in Newmarket Square area of Dublin's Liberties
This particular hotel will have 151 bedrooms.
# Liberties
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
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.
# Ardee Point
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.
# Dublin 8
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.
# modern living
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.
# food and drink
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.
# The Liberties
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 TheJournal.ie.
# Report
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
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.
# newmarket square
This is what the major regeneration of Dublin's Liberties will look like
The regeneration would sustain 1,700 permanent jobs, its planners said.
# weaver park
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.
# irish inspiration
Hidden adventures and explorations of Dublin
Karl Whitney journeys from Tallaght to the Liberties to look at modern Ireland – and the capital’s past.
# 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.
# The Liberties
'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
GALLERY: Striking photos of inner-city Dublin and its residents
Photographer Karl Martini captured kids, shopkeepers and passers-by in The Liberties.
# Fire
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 fire
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.
# Fire
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.
# Fire
Fire at historic church in Dublin city centre
A man has been arrested after a blaze at St Catherine’s Church on Meath Street.