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  • Father of bride warns others of despicable thieves in car-park

    Author Mary Dennehy

    St AnnesTHE father of a bride who had her wedding weekend and honeymoon suitcases stolen from a parked car outside St Anne’s Church in Bohernabreena has issued a warning to the community.

    Tallaght dad Eamon Carroll was attending his daughter’s wedding in the picturesque Bohernabreena church when three cars, including his own, were broken into and valuables stolen.

  • Fraudster collectors say they are helping out Pieta House

    Author Maurice Garvey

    Pieta House 3PIETA House have warned residents to be aware of “fraudsters and criminals” collecting money door-to-door claiming they are acting on behalf of Pieta House.

    The centre for prevention of self-harm or suicide, advise all their supporters not to donate to collectors if they approach their home.
    Reports suggest bogus collectors have been targeting elderly residents across the county and further afield in Dublin South.

  • Lack of facilities threaten the future of boxing clubs

    Author Lynda O'Donoghue Donnelly

    Esker Boxing club needs permanent home1“CHRONIC underfunding” and a “lack of facilities” in Lucan is threatening the future growth of local clubs, according to boxing coach Ed Griffin.

    Four years after starting Esker Amateur Boxing Club and watching the number of members quadruple in that time Ed told The Echo that the future of the successful club is in doubt.
    The club has had no permanent home over the last four years and has appealed to South Dublin County Council to find them somewhere to train and hold competitions.