Tallaght

Football clubs remember Shaun on his 31st birthday with charity match

Hayden Moore- July 23, 2021

TWO local football clubs will go head-to-head in a charity match to raise funds for a suicide prevention centre, all in memory of their late ... Read More

Football clubs remember Shaun on his 31st birthday with charity match
Tallaght

‘I’m very proud of Brendan – its probably the first competition where I haven’t been with him’

Aideen O'Flaherty- July 23, 2021

WHEN Brendan Hyland first took to the water at age three and began learning to swim, it marked the starting point of his involvement in ... Read More

‘I’m very proud of Brendan – its probably the first competition where I haven’t been with him’
Jack will Taek-won the world

Jack will Taek-won the world

TallaghtJuly 23, 2021 0

WHEN 22-year-old Jack Woolley lines out on the mat at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, the Taekwondo athlete will know he has the full backing ... Read More

Local Faces: Peter Forde

Local Faces: Peter Forde

TallaghtJuly 23, 2021 0

GROWING up on a farm in rural Monaghan gave Peter Forde an appreciation for the importance of looking after where you live and respecting the ... Read More

Ballyfermot

‘Connie’s Fidgets’ supports people with Alzheimer’s

Maurice Garvey- July 23, 2021

CRAFTSPEOPLE at the Bungalow in Cherry Orchard have got back to work with a relish, and are involved in a project to support patients suffering ... Read More

‘Connie’s Fidgets’ supports people with Alzheimer’s
Ballyfermot

Man acquitted of assaulting garda in back of patrol car

Echo Staff- July 23, 2021

A man has been acquitted of assaulting a garda in the back of a patrol car after arguing the officer damaged her own hand by ... Read More

Man acquitted of assaulting garda in back of patrol car
‘Blight on the landscape’ phone boxes replaced by digital pedestals

‘Blight on the landscape’ phone boxes replaced by digital pedestals

BallyfermotJuly 22, 2021 0

OLD phone boxes in Ballyfermot have been labelled a “blight on the landscape” with a local councillor rejoicing with their eventual removal. Cllr Vincent Jackson ... Read More

High Court action to overturn planning decision for 152 residential units at Glebe House

High Court action to overturn planning decision for 152 residential units at Glebe House

BallyfermotJuly 22, 2021 0

A CRUMLIN resident has taken a High Court challenge aimed at overturning planning permission for a development of 152 residential units in the area. The ... Read More

Clondalkin

Running club raise €3k for Aoibhe

Aimee Walsh- July 22, 2021

A LOCAL running club has raised over €3,000 for a young girl with a rare form of cancer by organising a ‘family fun run’. As ... Read More

Running club raise €3k for Aoibhe
Clondalkin

Man impersonated immigration officer ‘duped’ €71k from people

Echo Staff- July 22, 2021

A man impersonated an immigration officer and “duped” people who wished to become naturalised citizens out of €71,000, a court has heard, by Brion Hoban. ... Read More

Man impersonated immigration officer ‘duped’ €71k from people
Ciaran walks 100km in two days for motor neurone disease

Ciaran walks 100km in two days for motor neurone disease

ClondalkinJuly 21, 2021 0

A MAN decided to take the challenge of walking 100 kilometres in two days to raise money for motor neurone disease, a disease that was ... Read More

Viking themed state-of-the-art playspace is opened by Mayor in Corkagh Park

Viking themed state-of-the-art playspace is opened by Mayor in Corkagh Park

ClondalkinJuly 19, 2021 0

THE Mayor of South Dublin County Council Peter Kavanagh, officially launched a new playspace at Corkagh Park on Thursday. The playground, which is viking themed ... Read More

Lucan

Man pleads guilty to allowing his bank accounts be used to faciliate international fraud

Echo Staff- July 21, 2021

By Sonya McLean A man who allowed his bank accounts to be used to facilitate an international invoice redirection fraud will be sentenced later for ... Read More

Man pleads guilty to allowing his bank accounts be used to faciliate international fraud
Lucan

Chopping hair for a sick child

Echo Staff- July 16, 2021

A LUCAN woman is chopping her hair in order to provide a wig for a sick child, while also fundraising for Laura Lynn Children’s Hospital, ... Read More

Chopping hair for a sick child
Three-stage opening for public park in Lucan area slowed because of weather

Three-stage opening for public park in Lucan area slowed because of weather

LucanJuly 13, 2021 0

By Aimee Walsh A NEW large-scale public park in Lucan will see a three-stage phased opening over the summer months, with the park currently partially open ... Read More

Diana award for Danyal for his incredible humanitarian work

Diana award for Danyal for his incredible humanitarian work

LucanJuly 12, 2021 0

By Aimee Walsh A LUCAN man has made history by being the first person in the Republic of Ireland to receive the prestigious Diana Award for ... Read More

Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Murphy in the mix after first day of Laser Radial

July 25, 2021 0

Following an intense opening day of sailing in Enoshima, Rathfarnham’s Annalise Murphy finds herself ranked 23rd out of 43 in the Laser Radial class at ... Read More

Murphy in the mix after first day of Laser Radial
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Torrans on target as women’s hockey team make perfect start against South Africa

July 24, 2021 0

Knocklyon native Sarah Torrans was amongst the goals at Oi Hockey Stadium earlier today as the Ireland women’s hockey team began their Olympics journey with ... Read More

Torrans on target as women’s hockey team make perfect start against South Africa
Sport

The Saints run riot against Bray in Inchicore

July 24, 2021 0

St Patrick’s Athletic emphatically booked their place in the next phase of the FAI Cup with a convincing 6-0 triumph over Bray Wanderers in an ... Read More

The Saints run riot against Bray in Inchicore
Sport

Gaffney and Watts goals guide Rovers into the next round

July 24, 2021 0

Rory Gaffney and Dylan Watts struck opening period goals to give Shamrock Rovers a 2-0 win over Galway United in the first round of the ... Read More

Gaffney and Watts goals guide Rovers into the next round
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Walshe turns heads with superb heat win in Tokyo

July 24, 2021 0

TEMPLEOGUE Swimming Coach coach Brian Sweeney hailed the performance of his young protégé Ellen Walshe in what marked her Olympic Games debut this morning. While ... Read More

Walshe turns heads with superb heat win in Tokyo
Devastated Woolley sees his hopes of a medal extinguished

Devastated Woolley sees his hopes of a medal extinguished

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 24, 2021 0

TALLAGHT man Jack Woolley’s hopes of salvaging a shot at a bronze medal in the Men’s -58kg Olympic Taekwondo event in Tokyo have been extinguished ... Read More

Heart-breaking defeat for Woolley in Tokyo

Heart-breaking defeat for Woolley in Tokyo

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 24, 2021 0

JACK Woolley’s pursuit of gold in Tokyo came to an early and heart-breaking end after he suffered a dramatic 22-19 point defeat at the hands ... Read More

Power pleased with form heading into Olympics

Power pleased with form heading into Olympics

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 23, 2021 0

NADIA Power has been encouraged by her form this year as she prepares to step out on to the Olympic Games stage in Tokyo. The ... Read More

Business

Repak recovers and recycles 1.038m tonnes of material

July 21, 2021 0

By Maurice Garvey IRELAND surpassed all EU recycling and recovery targets in 2020 despite Covid-19, according to Ballymount-based environmental organisation Repak. The not-for-profit group recovered ... Read More

Repak recovers and recycles 1.038m tonnes of material
Business

Dalata Hotel Group says that trading is better than expected

July 21, 2021 0

By Maurice Garvey DALATA Hotel Group, who operate all Maldron and Clayton brands in Ireland, expects to be close to break-even at adjusted earnings before ... Read More

Dalata Hotel Group says that trading is better than expected
Business

Return to work HR advice now available to Chamber members

July 21, 2021 0

By Maurice Garvey WITH many people preparing to return to the workplace, the environment will have changed to incorporate all manner of compliance and public ... Read More

Return to work HR advice now  available to Chamber members
Business

New Liffey Valley Hearing Healthcare Clinic

July 20, 2021 0

Advertorial The ‘hear and now’ is coming to Clondalkin this week with the opening of a state-of-the-art new Hidden Hearing audiology clinic at Liffey Valley ... Read More

New Liffey Valley Hearing Healthcare Clinic
Business

New cafe is a great opportunity for community and local groups

July 20, 2021 0

A NEW cafe at Longmeadows Pitch and Putt Club in Ballyfermot has the potential to generate jobs and training opportunities, with the additional benefit of ... Read More

New cafe is a great opportunity for community and local groups
Plans to construct changing rooms and floodlights at pitch

Plans to construct changing rooms and floodlights at pitch

PropertyJuly 20, 2021 0

PLANS to construct a new changing room facility and erect new overhead floodlighting at an existing playing pitch on Cloverhill Road have been lodged with ... Read More

Plans for gas fired power plant

Plans for gas fired power plant

PropertyJuly 20, 2021 0

PLANS for the construction of a gas fired power plant in Baldonnell have been lodged with South Dublin County Council seeking planning permission, reports Hayden ... Read More

Development of shopping centre in Lucan planned

Development of shopping centre in Lucan planned

PropertyJuly 16, 2021 0

By Hayden Moore THE development of an extension to Lucan Shopping Centre is being sought with plans that include the provision of two new units. ... Read More