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Sporting Liberties In The News

Tom Magee and JJ O’Mahony from Sporting Liberties have been highlighting concerns around the lack of green space in the Liberties recently. Sporting Liberties was formed over 10 years ago and comprises of local sports clubs promoting GAA, boxing, rugby and soccer. As a member of the Sporting Liberties group the Kevins club fully support the need for multi sport playing fields in the Liberties area of Dublin 8.

You can read some recent coverage below:

‘This wouldn’t be acceptable anywhere else’ – Demands for pitches for over 8,000 Liberties children – Dublin Live

Locals renew calls for sports pitches in the Liberties – Dublin’s FM104

Over 8,000 children without sports facilities in Dublin (

‘Kids are being corralled into the hands of drug and crime lords’ – Field of broken dreams for over 8,000 children in Dublin’s inner city |

In Push for Sports Pitch on Council-Owned Site in the Liberties, Councillors Make Move to Gain Leverage – Dublin Inquirer

From 2023

‘We want change’ – Rugby club in The Liberties calls green spaces | Newstalk

From 2022

Liberties sports clubs protest over lack of playing pitches – The Irish Times

Lack of green space in the Liberties highlighted at Dublin protest (

From 2020

Full-sized sports pitch for The Liberties gets green light after 13 year wait | The Liberty

From 2017

The Puzzle of How to Fit a Sports Pitch in the Liberties – Dublin Inquirer