Did you miss any of the biggest stories from last week’s Echo? Right this way…

Did you miss any of the biggest stories from last week’s Echo? Right this way…

By Simon Walsh

THE community of Tallaght last week joined forces to renovate the home of a man in his sixties who, for the past 14 years, had been living in his three-bed home without electricity. Read more HERE

HEREOS: It was reported last week that the quick thinking actions by a group of young boys helped save the life of a youngster involved in a horrific fall, and how former Republic of Ireland footballer Paul McGrath had turned up at their school to present certificates to the group. Read more HERE

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At Last! Lucan residents welcomed the news that after waiting 30 years, funding has finally been made available for a swimming pool, with €400,000 being allocated for planning and design costs. Read more HERE

Park Life: And residents in and around Tymon Park also received good news this week as it was announced that plans for a new playground at the Tymon North end of Tymon Park are expected to be presented to councillors in November, and will be followed by the tendering process for the development. Read more HERE

Litter: A “GOOD CITIZEN” reported a woman for illegal dumping, Tallaght Court heard last week, and Stephen Brennan’s actions led to Teresa McDonagh copping €700 in fines and costs. Read more HEREMeanwhile, A woman who received a €150 fine after leaving a clothes bag beside a clothes bank on Sundrive Road – has unsuccessfully appealed the decision with Dublin City Council. Read more HERE


Most Read: Online there was only one story making the headlines this week, and it was all down to a little story One Direction’s Harry Styles told at the band’s concert in Dublin over the weekend. Read more HERE

Most Shared: Local residents are still voicing their concern over the new road layout in Fettercairn, which runs between Mark’s Celtic Football Club and St Mark’s GAA Club, with some on Facebook condemning the lack of speed ramps. Read more HERE

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Spicy Goodness:  And finally this week, it’s the news we were all waiting for, the Spice Bag has finally taken its place at the top table of takeaway foods, after it was named Ireland’s Favourite Takeaway dish. Read more HERE

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