• Burglaries rise by 25 per cent

    Author Emma Kennedy

    A public meeting of the Lucan/Ronanstown Gardaí took place on Tuesday, led by Superintendent Dermot Mann, who gave a presentation on Gardaí's current actions in Lucan and Ronanstown, while asking local groups for their advice and input.FrancisFitzgerald

  • Children lose hospital beds

    Author Mary Dennehy

    According to the minutes of September’s board meeting, a decision was made to re-designate 22 beds in Beech Ward to the adult services, through the construction of a link bridge, at a cost of €600,000. Tallaghthospital
    As previously reported on in The Echo, Beech Ward has not been fully opened for more than 18 months - with six of its beds being used for day patients on Monday to Friday and the remaining 16 closed or used for overflow.
    Triona Murphy, Chair of Tallaght Hospital Action Group [THAG], told The Echo: “THAG is extremely annoyed over this.

  • Mill Centre in €150m take over

    Author Lynda O'Donoghue Donnelly

    The well-known shopping centre is being sold by Savills and Bannon as part of an investment portfolio which was put on the market for €120 million in September.Clondalkin-31
    The Mill was placed in receivership in 2013 when Lloyds Bank appointed Grant Thornton as receivers of the centre, which was previously owned by Liam Carroll.