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

By Simon Walsh

News that a ten-year-old was last week the target of an attempted abduction in Tallaght brought huge reaction from Echo readers online, with the story being read and shared by thousands. Read more HERE

SHOCK: Meanwhile, there was widespread shock at the news of sickening animal cruelty in and around the Clondalkin area, Read more HERE

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MAKE-A-WISH: Readers were overjoyed at the news that young Saoirse Brophy from Tallaght had her dream of becoming a zookeeper come through when she was invited to Dublin Zoo. Read more HERE

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POO POLLUTERS: And you certainly had your say when it came to our story about how Gardai are going undercover to catch offenders who allow their dogs foul on the pavements. Read more HERE

COMMUNITY: This week also saw some amazing work being done by local communities to clean up their areas and keep them safe, including news of The Tidy Towns awards, the Ballycullen clean-up event, the Woodstown ‘Slow Down’ campaign, and the success of the Glenasmole PURE Project.

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TRAFFIC TROUBLE: The ongoing road works in Tallaght village was another topic that had our readers voicing their anger, while there was a huge backlash to the news of the new road layout in Fettercairn between St Mark’s GAA and Mark’s Celtic Football Club.

And finally, our ‘caption competition’ had you all spilling over with toilet related slogans after this toilet pot was pictured dumped beside a bus stop in Belgard. Check out some of the best comments HERE

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