Tallaght

Local Faces: Linda Maritza

Hayden Moore- January 27, 2022 0

TWICE a week, Sharing is Caring runs a food station in Tallaght but the service that the group provides goes much deeper than that. The ... Read More

Local Faces: Linda Maritza
Square top floor car park could ‘contribute positively to future sustainable growth’

Square top floor car park could ‘contribute positively to future sustainable growth’

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A section of the top floor of the car park of The Square Shopping Centre could “contribute positively to future sustainable growth” in the locality, ... Read More

Kelland Homes request rezoning of site at Elder Heath for ‘attractive residential scheme’

Kelland Homes request rezoning of site at Elder Heath for ‘attractive residential scheme’

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KELLAND Homes has requested the rezoning of a site to the south of Elder Heath, Kiltipper, as they believe they can deliver “an attractive, sustainable ... Read More

Clondalkin

Garda cars attacked and stoned by thugs in estate

Maurice Garvey- January 26, 2022 0

AN ESCALATION of joyriding and large gangs of youths at a housing estate in recent weeks, has seen garda cars attacked and stoned by thugs. ... Read More

Garda cars attacked and stoned by thugs in estate
Survivors of attacks need to be listened to says survivor Ruth

Survivors of attacks need to be listened to says survivor Ruth

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A WOMAN who bravely fended off a serial predator in a laneway, says survivors of attacks need to be “listened to”. Ruth Maxwell fought back ... Read More

Local Faces: Tony Kennedy

Local Faces: Tony Kennedy

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There is no number you could put on the value of clubs such as Bluebell Knockmitten United and the volunteers who operate it for the ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Anthony’s blood platelets has impacted hundreds of lives

Maurice Garvey- January 21, 2022 0

A PROLIFIC blood donor was commended by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service this week, for his “generosity and support” over a near 40 year period. ... Read More

Anthony’s blood  platelets has impacted hundreds of lives
Ballyfermot community turns green to support victims – €92,000 raised

Ballyfermot community turns green to support victims – €92,000 raised

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THE community has come together in an “overwhelming” show of solidarity for the victims of a serious assault, holding a vigil and with a GoFundMe ... Read More

Father shot multiple times in front garden

Father shot multiple times in front garden

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GARDAI are investigating a number of lines of investigation into the murder of father-of-two Michael Tormey in Ballyfermot. Mr Tormey (49) was shot multiple times ... Read More

Lucan

‘Critical ingredient’ vital for major tourism plans

Maurice Garvey- January 21, 2022 0

MAJOR tourism plans for Lucan will need the “critical ingredient” of attracting people in to spend money for it to work. A report on Lucan ... Read More

‘Critical ingredient’ vital for major tourism plans
People make it clear that they don’t want to lose bus route 25

People make it clear that they don’t want to lose bus route 25

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LUCAN Planning Council have written to the National Transport Authority (NTA), on behalf of residents who do not wish to lose the 25 bus route. ... Read More

‘I felt my heart racing and pounding out of my chest’

‘I felt my heart racing and pounding out of my chest’

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A 21-YEAR-OLD woman who was diagnosed with a heart condition is sharing her story in a bid to raise awareness following her seven year wait ... Read More

Sport

Round Tower’s lad Murray lighting it up with Leitrim

January 27, 2022 0

HOW DOES a lad born and reared in Clondalkin end up striking 1-15 to help Leitrim to a 2-24 to 0-24 win over Mayo in ... Read More

Round Tower’s lad Murray lighting it up with Leitrim
Sport

St Jude’s ladies move to the brink of All-Ireland glory

January 27, 2022 0

ST JUDE’S captain Aoife Keyes has admitted it has yet to fully sink in that the Templeogue side have reached the currentaccount.ie All-Ireland Junior Club ... Read More

St Jude’s ladies move to the brink of All-Ireland glory
Sport

Ireland swimmer Hyland set for move to Australia

January 27, 2022 0

IRELAND international swimmer, Brendan Hyland is poised for a move to Australia, hoping to ultimately inject new life into his bid for qualification for the ... Read More

Ireland swimmer Hyland set for move to Australia
Sport

Barry pens fresh multi-fight deal with UFC

January 27, 2022 0

DEAN Barry’s long and winding road to the UFC appears to have been completed after he signed a multi-fight deal that will see him make ... Read More

Barry pens fresh multi-fight deal with UFC
Sport

Waiting game for Boden in Senior Two Hurling C’ship

January 27, 2022 0

AFTER taking three points from a possible four in the Dublin Senior Hurling Championship Senior Two/Three play-offs, Ballyboden St Enda’s fate remains “in the lap ... Read More

Waiting game for Boden in Senior Two Hurling C’ship
Business

Modern solar powered office space on The Edge of Tallaght

January 25, 2022 0

THE EDGE in Tallaght is named as such because it sits on the edge of Tallaght, in Bolbrook, and conveniently, for visitors arriving from outside ... Read More

Modern solar powered office space on The Edge of Tallaght
Business

Majority stake sold in Park West company in €76m agreement

January 25, 2022 0

EIR has agreed to sell a majority stake in Tetra Ireland, a Park West provider of secure communications to the garda and emergency services, in ... Read More

Majority stake sold in Park West company in €76m agreement
Business

Global tech company ABB leaves Belgard Road site after 30 years

January 18, 2022 0

AFTER thirty years in Tallaght, global technology company ABB have closed their headquarters on the Belgard Road as a fast-track application for 380 apartments has ... Read More

Global tech company ABB leaves Belgard Road site after 30 years
Business

Social enterprise Thriftify enjoys tremendous growth

January 14, 2022 0

BALLYFERMOT social enterprise Thriftify has enjoyed tremendous growth during Covid, with more and more people using their service, which makes it easy for charities to ... Read More

Social enterprise Thriftify enjoys tremendous growth
Business

‘We now have a positive future to build on our current success’

January 5, 2022 0

INTENSIFYING economic and demographic pressures facing South Dublin County, will need to be aligned with national, regional and local policy more closely, to ensure a ... Read More

‘We now have a positive future to build on our current success’
ABP overturn county councils decision to demolish Hillhouse

ABP overturn county councils decision to demolish Hillhouse

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SOUTH Dublin County Council’s decision to grant permission to demolish Hillhouse on Lucan Road for a 20-unit four-storey apartment block has been overturned after being ... Read More

€9m guide price for Walkinstown site with planning permission for 163 apartments

€9m guide price for Walkinstown site with planning permission for 163 apartments

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A BROWNFIELD site with full planning permission for 163 apartments has gone to market with a guide price of €9million. Walkinstown House, which is located ... Read More

Eleanora pub renovation plans refused permission

Eleanora pub renovation plans refused permission

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PLANS to renovate, extend and change the use of part of the Eleanora Bar and Lounge for a new extended outdoor seating area have been ... Read More

Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Finding a balance with slugs

January 27, 2022 0

Most people see slugs as pests.  They devour seedlings, flowers, soft fruits, and they eat tender growing tips of plants, causing them to become stunted ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Finding a balance with slugs
Arts & Culture

How Vulpynes Came To Be: Duo who create Riot Grrrl-indebted Punk Rock

January 25, 2022 0

A formidable duo called Vulpynes, who create riot grrrl-indebted punk rock, recently supported American rock band Electric Six at their Dublin and Belfast gigs. Vulpynes ... Read More

How Vulpynes Came To Be: Duo who create Riot Grrrl-indebted Punk Rock
Arts & Culture

Dancing With Hannah: Aslan’s Billy looking on the bright side of life

January 25, 2022 0

A professional dancer from Tallaght made her debut on RTÉ’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ on Sunday evening, when she danced alongside Aslan’s Billy McGuinness. At ... Read More

Dancing With Hannah: Aslan’s Billy looking on the bright side of life
Arts & Culture

Laochra Gael: Michael Darragh MaCauley features in TG4 show

January 20, 2022 0

The definitive GAA sports series Laochra Gael returns to TG4 for another series with Ballyboden St Enda’s and former Dublin football star Michael Darragh MacAuley ... Read More

Laochra Gael: Michael Darragh MaCauley features in TG4 show
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Flowering in winter

January 20, 2022 0

Not too many plants flower in winter. Day-light levels and temperatures are usually too low, and wind conditions are often too harsh to allow delicate ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Flowering in winter
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: The fight for our Hospital

November 19, 2021 0

MAKING its way through the streets of Dublin on Sunday, June 21 1998, a squad of 12 high-tech Eastern Health Board ambulances carefully transported their ... Read More

Point in Time: The fight for our Hospital
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: Ballyfermot’s lost jewel

October 7, 2021 0

SEPTEMBER marked 25 years since some 650 workers from the Semperit plant in Ballyfermot saw a huge chapter of their working lives brought to a ... Read More

Point in Time: Ballyfermot’s lost jewel
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: Lucan back at the ’90s

August 29, 2021 0

IT WAS all happening in Lucan in the 1990s as the country hobbled from a period of bleak recession into the warm glow of the ... Read More

Point in Time: Lucan back at the ’90s
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: A new home for the force

July 19, 2021 0

By Stephen Leonard STANDING alone and impressively amid clear green fields just off the Belgard Road, there was little to impede sight of the new ... Read More

Point in Time: A new home for the force
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: The fight to save the Mill

June 23, 2021 0

By Stephen Leonard THE metal gates that barred entry to the Clondalkin Paper Mill in late January 1982 could do little to check the flood ... Read More

Point in Time: The fight to save the Mill
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Meet Peter Dunne, Manager of Jordan’s Centra Springfield

December 22, 2021 0

“Everyday is different and that is one of the joys about it”, says Peter Dunne, who has been managing Jordan’s Centra in Springfield for the ... Read More

Meet Peter Dunne, Manager of Jordan’s Centra Springfield
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December 21, 2021 0

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Study Data Centre Operations at TU Dublin Blanchardstown
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Meet Sarah O’Reilly, Manager of Jordan’s Super Valu Fortunestown

December 17, 2021 0

MEET Sarah O’Reilly, the Manager of Jordan’s Super Valu in Fortunestown. Working with Jordan’s for more than 20 years, Sarah grew up in Springfield and ... Read More

Meet Sarah O’Reilly, Manager of Jordan’s Super Valu Fortunestown
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December 1, 2021 0

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Implementing the EU Green Deal more urgent than ever after COP26

November 26, 2021 0

For some time now, the European Union has been leading the way in the fight against climate change. "As European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness recalls, “When ... Read More

Implementing the EU Green Deal more urgent than ever after COP26