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With over 100 eventful years of history and many iterations The Liberty Bar on South Main Street reopened after revamp in October 2022.

Downstairs is a bright relaxed open space with an industrial/eclectic feel. The bar features exposed brick, galvanised sheeting and conduit, old crates and printer trays and custom made shelving and wine racks made with materials from Cork Builders providers.

Upstairs at Resistance is a more luxurious speakeasy feel. Dark and rich with subdued lighting, antique leather sofas, rugs and mirrors.

The walls are adorned with antique gilt frames which contain a series of unique pieces of artwork, commissioned by local artists. The only guidance they were given was the theme of resistance.

Local Artists, Alan Hurley, Kevin O’ Brian, Lucia Moreno are just a few of the local artists who have completed a piece for the new venue.

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