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

News that a man had been arrested in relation to a vicious afternoon mugging on a senior citizen in Tallaght last week, which saw the victim threatened and attacked with a hammer, caused huge reaction online. Read more HERE

VANDALS: In last week's Ballyfermot edition of the Echo it was reported that vandals had destroyed one end of a basketball court in Ballyfermot over the weekend – causing thousands of euro worth of damage. Read more HERE

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SWAN: There was great news for a unique family support centre in Tallaght last week, which has more than 1,000 people on its books,as the Swan Family Support and Rehabilitation Centre moved into its own dedicated space. Read more HERE

SUBSTANDARD: A local councillor last week claimed that more than 250 of South Dublin County’s Traveller families are living in substandard housing. Read more HERE

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CRIME: There was massive reaction online to the news that council management had confirmed to Cllr Charlie O’Connor that the upgrade works on the CCTV system in Sean Walsh Park, Watergate, Tallaght had been completed. Read more HERE

BEER BARONS: It was announced last week that Sedco are working on a plan to develop a site for a local cooperative microbrewery. The Ballyfermot based group want to establish The 9th Lock Microbrewery – involve local people in the project, and reinvest capital and profit back into the community. Read more HERE

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SPORT: We welcomed home our latest European Champion last weekend after Saggart’s Danielle Murphy claimed the Queen of Europe Drift Championship for a second time in three years. Read more HERE

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