The Echo newspaper is out now!

This week's issue of The Echo includes stories on Rhasidat Adeleke helping Ireland to silver in World Under 20 Championships, concerns for future of De La Salle school in Ballyfermot as the last of the De La Salle Brothers move off the premises, Tree of Hope planted in Fettercairn and much more!

Palmerstown volunteers conserve local church and graveyard

This video shows the important work that Palmerstown volunteers Pink Ladies and The River Liffey Stories have done in conserving this Palmerstown Pre-Norman church and graveyard, originally known as Stacgory Church Ruin and Cemetery.

Their work ensures the local landmark remains a part of the area’s heritage.

Citywise Education members visit Kenya to build classrooms

Nine members of Citywise Education in Tallaght are this evening heading to Bamba, a local village in Kenya, to help build classrooms. With the help of the local community, they've raised €20k over the past six months! Full story in Thursday's Echo.

True bugs, burnet moths and rare orchids in Tymon Esker

Echo Lookback! Last July The Echo visited the Tymon Esker beside the Basketball Arena in Tallaght. This patch of land, managed by South Dublin County Council, feeds a unique and diverse world of biodiversity and is once again this summer in full bloom and buzzing with life.

Read the full story on this thriving eco-system here.

Ambulance forced to turn back at Edmondstown Road

As the partial closure of Edmondstown Road continues to affect local residents and businesses, another ambulance was last week forced to turn back due to the road block. Residents have been calling on South Dublin County Council to re-open the road which has been closed since last November.

  • The Echo newspaper is out now!
  • Palmerstown volunteers conserve local church and graveyard
  • True bugs, burnet moths and rare orchids in Tymon Esker
  • Citywise Education members visit Kenya to build classrooms
  • Ambulance forced to turn back at Edmondstown Road