Tallaght

€59.1 million reservoir in Saggart will provide water for almost 300,000 homes

Aimee Walsh- July 30, 2021

THE commencement of works on the new reservoir in Saggart was marked with the turning of the sod at the site last week. Irish Water, ... Read More

€59.1 million reservoir in Saggart will provide water for almost 300,000 homes
Tallaght

Residents ‘reclaim the pathways’

Aimee Walsh- July 30, 2021

COMMUNITY spirit and teamwork have been demonstrated as residents’ band together to tidy up an overgrown green area and pathways in Firhouse. Large groups of ... Read More

Residents ‘reclaim the pathways’
‘It would be great to have a show of support for hospital’

‘It would be great to have a show of support for hospital’

TallaghtJuly 30, 2021 0

STAFF in Tallaght University Hospital’s administration team are calling on the community to back the hospital and its patients in this year’s virtual VHI Mini ... Read More

Action Group say the area around stream is neglected

Action Group say the area around stream is neglected

TallaghtJuly 30, 2021 0

The Jobstown Stream Action Group has been meeting on a regular basis for the past few months to clean up areas near the stream, including ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Calls for more services to be put in place for residents

Aimee Walsh- July 30, 2021

ONE local councillor is calling for more services to be put in place for the residents of Cherry Orchard, stating that they need to come ... Read More

Calls for more services to be put in place for residents
Ballyfermot

Residents colourful gardens praised at full bloom awards

Aimee Walsh- July 30, 2021

GARDENS across Dublin South Central were in full bloom, with a competition taking place to celebrate the beautiful gardens of Cherry Orchard, Ballyfermot and Chapelizod ... Read More

Residents colourful gardens praised at full bloom awards
Park in need of proper ‘maintenance and management’ plan to show true potential

Park in need of proper ‘maintenance and management’ plan to show true potential

BallyfermotJuly 29, 2021 0

A BALLYFERMOT park is in need of a proper “maintenance and management plan” to bring it up to its true potential, according to a local ... Read More

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

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

BallyfermotJuly 28, 2021 0

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

Clondalkin

Local Faces: Br Colman

Aimee Walsh- July 29, 2021

SINCE Moyle Park College opened its doors in 1957, Br Colman and the Marist brothers have supported the community of Clondalkin. With the College becoming ... Read More

Local Faces: Br Colman
Clondalkin

Mother and Baby Home survivors are calling on government to announce details of redress scheme

Maurice Garvey- July 28, 2021

TIME is running out for Mother and Baby Home survivors, who are calling on the government to announce details of a redress scheme before the ... Read More

Mother and Baby Home survivors are calling on government to announce details of redress scheme
Former special needs assistant sold cocaine as part of a ‘party lifstyle’

Former special needs assistant sold cocaine as part of a ‘party lifstyle’

ClondalkinJuly 28, 2021 0

A former special needs assistant who sold cocaine as part of a “party lifestyle” has received a fully suspended sentence, reports Brion Hoban and Stephen ... Read More

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

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

ClondalkinJuly 28, 2021 0

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

Lucan

Mural remembers people in the IWA Community

Echo Staff- July 30, 2021

THE Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) in Lucan officially unveiled a new mural last Friday. Painted in an area between Lucan, Newcastle, Clondalkin, and Tallaght, the ... Read More

Mural remembers people in the IWA Community
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
Chopping hair for a sick child

Chopping hair for a sick child

LucanJuly 16, 2021 0

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

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

Sport

Rovers see off Saints for huge derby win

July 30, 2021 0

SHAMROCK Rovers enjoyed an emphatic 3-1 win over St Patrick’s Athletic in their massive Airtricity League Dublin derby in Tallaght Stadium tonight, by Eoghan Gardiner ... Read More

Rovers see off Saints for huge derby win
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Murphy’s Olympic journey come to an end

July 30, 2021 0

She gave it her all, but Rathfarnham sailor Annalise Murphy just fell short in her quest for a place in the Laser Radial medal race ... Read More

Murphy’s Olympic journey come to an end
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Ireland suffer another set-back in Olympics Hockey campaign

July 30, 2021 0

Navneet Kaur struck a 57th-minute goal in the Oi Stadium earlier today to consign the Ireland women’s hockey team to a 1-0 defeat at the ... Read More

Ireland suffer another set-back in Olympics Hockey campaign
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

“Jack has a nation behind him” – Casserly

July 30, 2021 0

THE JOURNEY to becoming an Olympian is certainly not easy, and in an abstract sense at least, we, the general public, have always known that. ... Read More

“Jack has a nation behind him” – Casserly
Latest Updates on Local Olympians

Sublime opener to Olympics for St Mary’s boxer Harrington

July 30, 2021 0

ST MARY’S Boxing Club star Kellie Harrington produced a performance of sheer class to book her place in the last eight of the lightweight division ... Read More

Sublime opener to Olympics for St Mary’s boxer Harrington
Power denied further progress in Olympic 800m

Power denied further progress in Olympic 800m

Latest Updates on Local OlympiansJuly 30, 2021 0

TEMPLEOGUE’S Nadia Power missed out on a place in the semi finals of the Olympic Games 800m after finishing seventh in her heat in Tokyo ... Read More

Rovers welcome Pat’s to Tallaght for top-of-the-table encounter

Rovers welcome Pat’s to Tallaght for top-of-the-table encounter

SportJuly 29, 2021 0

IN WHAT will be a much anticipated top-of-the-table clash, Shamrock Rovers welcome Dublin rivals St Patrick’s Athletic to Tallaght Stadium on Friday night, by Eoghan ... Read More

Bannon back with TKO victory

Bannon back with TKO victory

SportJuly 29, 2021 0

WORLD silver medallist Shauna Bannon has made a triumphant return to the octagon, recording a stellar TKO victory over Charlie Burke at Meltdown Fighting Championships ... 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