87-year-old has lucky escape as tree nearly crashes into him

After coming out to feed the birds, 87-year-old Tallaght resident John McLoughlin had a very lucky escape as part of a tree broke off during Storm Ali, nearly crashing into him and his house.

Storm Ali has arrived in South Dublin

Storm Ali has arrived in South Dublin, motorists are being advised to drive with care.

Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange national warning as winds will reach speeds between 65 and 80 km/h and gusts between 110km/h and 130 km/h for a time.

Send us in any photographs or videos from Storm Ali in your area.

Thomas Davis members congratulated after All-Ireland victory

Congratulations to Tallaght ladies Olwen Carey and Siobhan McGrath of Thomas Davis GAA Club, who helped Dublin to back-to-back All-Ireland Senior Football Championship titles after beating Cork 3-11 to 1-12 at Croke Park over the weekend. 

The players are congratulated here by Thomas Davis members after the game.

Peamount United win Women's National League Cup Final

Congratulations to Peamount Utd on fighting back to beat Wexford Youths 2-1 with an extraordinary winner in the Women's National League League Cup final over the weekend.

Community out in force to support Team James Fundraiser

The Echo was at the Team James 5km fundraiser for Barretstown in Corkagh Park over the weekend.

The community came out in force to support this fundraiser for Barretstown.

Pick up a copy of next week's Echo for plenty of photos from the fundraiser.

  • 87-year-old has lucky escape as tree nearly crashes into him
  • Storm Ali has arrived in South Dublin
  • Peamount United win Women's National League Cup Final
  • Thomas Davis members congratulated after All-Ireland victory
  • Community out in force to support Team James Fundraiser