Tallaght

Legally blind pensioner grew own cannabis to manage pain

Echo Staff- July 28, 2021

A legally blind Dublin pensioner who did not expect her cannabis plants to grow as large as they did has been acquitted of possessing close ... Read More

Legally blind pensioner grew own cannabis to manage pain
Tallaght

Synthetic grass pitch plans boost for Sean Walsh Park

Mary Dennehy- July 28, 2021

THE development of a synthetic grass sports pitch at Sean Walsh Park hit the back of the net this month when the project was passed ... Read More

Synthetic grass pitch plans boost for Sean Walsh Park
‘Hundreds of children will pay the price with no green space’

‘Hundreds of children will pay the price with no green space’

TallaghtJuly 27, 2021 0

RESIDENTS in a Rathfarnham estate are opposing plans for a residential development to be built on a green space, stating that if it is built ... Read More

Citywise Education to receive Movement for Good funding

Citywise Education to receive Movement for Good funding

TallaghtJuly 26, 2021 0

A TALLAGHT educational organisation is selected as one of the charities to receive funding from the Ecclesiastical ‘Movement for Good’ Awards, after being nominated by ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Prisoner serving 12 years threatened to cut the throats of a prison officer’s children

Echo Staff- July 28, 2021

A man serving a 12-year sentence for conspiracy to murder will now serve an additional two years for threatening to cut the throat of a ... Read More

Prisoner serving 12 years threatened to cut the throats of a prison officer’s children
Ballyfermot

188 build-to-rent apartments at former Heidelberg-Miller building gets go ahead

Aideen O'Flaherty- July 28, 2021

PLANS for the construction of 188 build-to-rent apartments at the former Heidelberg-Miller building and SCR Garage site on Davitt Road in Drimnagh have been given ... Read More

188 build-to-rent apartments at former Heidelberg-Miller building gets go ahead
‘Connie’s Fidgets’ supports people with Alzheimer’s

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

BallyfermotJuly 23, 2021 0

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

Man acquitted of assaulting garda in back of patrol car

Man acquitted of assaulting garda in back of patrol car

BallyfermotJuly 23, 2021 0

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

Clondalkin

Day to remember for Jane as €3k raised on her 50th birthday for cancer treatment

Aimee Walsh- July 28, 2021

IT WAS a day to remember for Clondalkin woman Jane, who’s friends threw her a fulfilled wish list 50th birthday party, raising almost €3,000 for ... Read More

Day to remember for Jane as €3k raised on her 50th birthday for cancer treatment
Clondalkin

Equinix lodge plans for a data centre at Profile Park

Aideen O'Flaherty- July 27, 2021

PLANS for the development of a three-storey/part-four-storey data centre in Profile Park, Clondalkin, have been submitted to South Dublin County Council. Equinix (Ireland) Ltd has ... Read More

Equinix lodge plans for a data centre at Profile Park
‘Huge safety concern’ at Ninth Lock Road as Gardai attend serious road traffic collision

‘Huge safety concern’ at Ninth Lock Road as Gardai attend serious road traffic collision

ClondalkinJuly 26, 2021 0

THE COUNCIL need to be proactive before any further incidents happen at the Ninth Lock following a road traffic collision, according to a local councillor. ... Read More

Colourful makeover

Colourful makeover

ClondalkinJuly 26, 2021 0

THE walls of Clondalkin Leisure Centre are getting a colourful makeover, with a mural painted on the wall of the old swimming pool as part ... 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

Ireland fall short against Germany in a thrilling hockey encounter

July 28, 2021 0

The Ireland women’s hockey team produced a spirited display against Germany at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo earlier today before eventually falling to a ... Read More

Ireland fall short against Germany in a thrilling hockey encounter
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Ireland Men’s Freestyle Relay team hold their own in Tokyo

July 27, 2021 0

IRELAND’S Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay team turned in a solid display as they finished up eighth in their heat and 14th overall in the event ... Read More

Ireland Men’s Freestyle Relay team hold their own in Tokyo
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Murphy makes big strides in Tokyo

July 27, 2021 0

Following an impressive day of sailing at the Tokyo Olympics, Rathfarnham’s Annalise Murphy moved up to 20th place in the Laser Radial rankings. After slipping ... Read More

Murphy makes big strides in Tokyo
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Heartbreak for Ireland Sevens in quest for quarter-final place

July 27, 2021 0

There was heartache for the Ireland men’s rugby team in Tokyo earlier today as a late try for Kenya in their tense Group C meeting ... Read More

Heartbreak for Ireland Sevens in quest for quarter-final place
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

“In time, I think she’ll appreciate the enormity of her achievement” – Sweeney

July 26, 2021 0

ELLEN Walshe has every reason to feel hugely chuffed with herself as she prepares to depart Tokyo. Only two days after winning her heat in ... Read More

“In time, I think she’ll appreciate the enormity of her achievement” – Sweeney
Testing day in Tokyo for Murphy

Testing day in Tokyo for Murphy

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 26, 2021 0

It was a difficult day on the water for Annalise Murphy at the Tokyo Olympics as the Rathfarnham sailor slipped down to 32nd in the ... Read More

Hyland serves up impressive Olympic debut

Hyland serves up impressive Olympic debut

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 26, 2021 0

BRENDAN Hyland served up a very impressive performance to finish third in his heat for the Men’s 200m Butterfly at the Olympic Games in Tokyo ... Read More

Disappointing start to Olympics for Ireland Sevens

Disappointing start to Olympics for Ireland Sevens

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 26, 2021 0

It was a disappointing day in the Japanese capital for the Ireland men’s sevens rugby team as they suffered back-to-back reversals to South Africa and ... Read More

Business

PJ’s Playschool was a positive experience for local councillor

July 27, 2021 0

AFTER 17 years and having cared for hundreds of children, PJ’s Playschool in Templeogue closed its doors for the last time in recent weeks, as ... Read More

PJ’s Playschool was a positive experience for local councillor
Business

Calls for a County Outdoor Trading Strategy for businesses

July 27, 2021 0

THERE are calls for a County Outdoor Trading Strategy, including a revision of the casual trading sites and process in South County Dublin. At a ... Read More

Calls for a County Outdoor Trading Strategy for businesses
Business

Welltel create 25 new jobs to support business growth

July 27, 2021 0

ONE of Ireland’s largest dedicated business communications provider, Welltel, has annunced the creation of 25 new jobs to support the planned growth of the business. ... Read More

Welltel create 25 new jobs  to support business growth
Business

Progress made in relation to capital projects in county

July 27, 2021 0

South Dublin County Council have outlined the current position and progress that has been made in relation to major Capital Projects in the 2021 – ... Read More

Progress made in relation to capital projects in county
Business

Migraine Association of Ireland – Migraine in the Workplace Event

July 26, 2021 0

Advertorial We are delighted to be joined by Elena Ruiz de la Torre, Executive Director of the European Migraine and Headache Alliance to speak about Migraine in ... Read More

Migraine Association of Ireland – Migraine in the Workplace Event
Information sought on plans for 79-build-to-rent residential development

Information sought on plans for 79-build-to-rent residential development

PropertyJuly 27, 2021 0

ADDITIONAL information has been requested in relation to plans for the construction of a 79-unit build-to-rent residential development at the former Fodhla Printing Works site ... Read More

€420,000 guide price for 5.46 hectares of land in Killinarden

€420,000 guide price for 5.46 hectares of land in Killinarden

PropertyJuly 27, 2021 0

LANDS at Killinarden in Tallaght are going under the hammer this week with a guide price of €420k. The subject site, extending to approximately 5.46 ... Read More

Plans lodged to demolish shed and stables for residential care home

Plans lodged to demolish shed and stables for residential care home

PropertyJuly 27, 2021 0

FOLLOWING an approach from St John of God’s Disability Services, an application has been lodged seeking permission to demolish a shed and stables for the ... Read More