Tallaght

Challenge coin commemorating first responders killed in 9/11 attacks will help raise money for charity

Hayden Moore- September 24, 2021

A CHALLENGE coin commemorating the first responders killed in the 9/11 attacks has been forged by Dublin Fire Brigade to raise money for charity. Tallaght ... Read More

Challenge coin commemorating first responders killed in 9/11 attacks will help raise money for charity
Tallaght

Local Faces: Eddie Guilmartin

Aideen O'Flaherty- September 24, 2021

FIFTY years ago, Eddie Guilmartin walked through the doors of Templeogue College as a 12-year-old first-year student, setting in motion many decades of involvement in ... Read More

Local Faces: Eddie Guilmartin
Freedom FM back on the air after 18 years since last radio broadcast

Freedom FM back on the air after 18 years since last radio broadcast

TallaghtSeptember 24, 2021 0

FROM lockdown project to licensed radio, Freedom FM has made a return to Dublin’s FM band – after being granted a temporary broadcast license, reports ... Read More

Charity match celebrates the memory of Greenhills AFC former player and coach

Charity match celebrates the memory of Greenhills AFC former player and coach

TallaghtSeptember 24, 2021 0

A CHARITY football match organised by Greenhills Boys AFC took place in memory of one of their former players and coaches Graham Connolly, who died ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Country musician Ronnie was an absolute gentleman

Aimee Walsh- September 24, 2021

TRIBUTES have poured in for country musician and ‘local legend’ Ronnie Kennedy following his passing last week. Country musician Ronnie Kennedy sadly passed away after ... Read More

Country musician Ronnie was an absolute gentleman
Ballyfermot

Father punched man who fell and cut his head on bar

Echo Staff- September 22, 2021

A FATHER-of-five punched a man in a row at a west Dublin pub, causing him to cut his head on the bar as he fell ... Read More

Father punched man who fell and cut his head on bar
Win for pensioners protest on leisure centre charges

Win for pensioners protest on leisure centre charges

BallyfermotSeptember 20, 2021 0

PENSIONERS have been successful in their efforts to reverse a significant increase in fees to access a leisure centre in Ballyfermot. A protest took place ... Read More

Former Eason’s warehouse approved for 282 apartments

Former Eason’s warehouse approved for 282 apartments

BallyfermotSeptember 14, 2021 0

PLANNING permission has been granted for 282 apartments, on the site of the former Eason’s warehouse, Brickfield House, Brickfield Drive, Dublin 12. Construction company Durkan ... Read More

Clondalkin

New Naloxone training can help reverse drugs overdose

Maurice Garvey- September 23, 2021

DRUG-SUPPORT services in Clondalkin took part in training this week, to further equip themselves with the knowledge and tools to try and reduce lives lost ... Read More

New Naloxone training can help reverse drugs overdose
Clondalkin

Residents determined to try and preserve Oilmills site

james- September 22, 2021

CLONDALKIN Oilmills is a hidden treasure at Corkagh Park – literally so, as it is becoming harder and harder to view it each year due ... Read More

Residents determined to try and preserve Oilmills site
Local schools to get vital upgrades as funding approved for additional accommodation works

Local schools to get vital upgrades as funding approved for additional accommodation works

ClondalkinSeptember 20, 2021 0

SCHOOLS across Tallaght, Rathfarnham, Clondalkin, Lucan and Inchicore will see upgrades as they have been approved for a variety of additional accommodation works. Additional accommodation ... Read More

Battle of the Bridge charity match raises €8,000 for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

Battle of the Bridge charity match raises €8,000 for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

ClondalkinSeptember 16, 2021 0

THE two sides of Clondalkin battled it out in a charity football match in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital last weekend, raising over €8,000. ... Read More

Lucan

Church of Ireland parish seeks to retain pre-fabs as childcare facilities

Echo Staff- September 21, 2021

A CHURCH of Ireland parish is seeking retention permission for two prefabricated buildings as childcare facilities at the former home of St Andrew’s School in ... Read More

Church of Ireland parish seeks to retain pre-fabs as childcare facilities
Lucan

At 107 years of age Máirín cheers on Liffey canoeists

Maurice Garvey- September 17, 2021

THE scenic garden at a Chapelizod nursing home provided the perfect setting to view the Liffey Descent, reports Maurice Garvey. Residents at Maryfield Nursing Home ... Read More

At 107 years of age Máirín cheers on Liffey canoeists
Challenging year for students finishes with smiles all round

Challenging year for students finishes with smiles all round

LucanSeptember 10, 2021 0

THERE were smiles all around as Leaving Certificate students celebrated receiving their results at Pobalscoil Iosolde in Palmerstown last week, with one student achieving top ... Read More

Man (33) accused of reaching into his pocket and taking out a pair of scissors

Man (33) accused of reaching into his pocket and taking out a pair of scissors

LucanSeptember 9, 2021 0

A MAN has been accused of reaching into his pocket and taking out a pair of scissors when gardai investigated a domestic incident. Khamis Jamal ... Read More

Sport

Rovers tighten grip on Premier crown after dramatic win over Saints

September 25, 2021 0

SHAMROCK Rovers have gone nine points clear of St Patrick's Athletic at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division after an own goal ... Read More

Rovers tighten grip on Premier crown after dramatic win over Saints
Sport

Moran’s ‘best match’ helps Ireland to win Home International title

September 24, 2021 0

CASTLE Golf Club’s Robert Moran played a hugely significant role in helping Ireland win the Men’s Home International title for the first time since 2017. ... Read More

Moran’s ‘best match’ helps Ireland to win Home International title
Sport

Newlands land All-Ireland Women’s Junior Cup

September 24, 2021 0

Having won the East Leinster Championship two years ago, Newlands were crowned National champions this time around with a win over Galway Bay in the ... Read More

Newlands land All-Ireland Women’s Junior Cup
Sport

Grace and O’Donnell insist nothing will be decided in Dublin derby

September 23, 2021 0

SHAMROCK Rovers may be six points clear of Dublin rivals St Patrick’s Athletic with a game in hand, but Hoops defender Lee Grace insists nothing ... Read More

Grace and O’Donnell insist nothing will be decided in Dublin derby
Sport

Riddell captures World Cup gold

September 23, 2021 0

TALLAGHT’S Josh Riddell struck gold at the Hungarian Kickboxing World Cup in Budapest. Lining out in the -63kg division, the Ljays Club competitor received a ... Read More

Riddell captures World Cup gold
Quinn produces a winner for Ireland against Australia in Tallaght friendly

Quinn produces a winner for Ireland against Australia in Tallaght friendly

SportSeptember 21, 2021 0

Louise Quinn got the all-important goal on 49 minutes as the Republic of Ireland women’s national team returned to winning ways with an impressive 3-2 ... Read More

‘Dream come true’ for Egan after World silver medal win

‘Dream come true’ for Egan after World silver medal win

SportSeptember 20, 2021 0

JENNY Egan has described winning silver in yesterday's ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Championships Women's K1 5000m race in Copenhagen as a ‘dream come true’. ... Read More

‘Boden and Lucan enjoy big wins in Senior ‘A’ group stages

‘Boden and Lucan enjoy big wins in Senior ‘A’ group stages

SportSeptember 20, 2021 0

2020 finalists Ballyboden St Enda’s continued their excellent start to this year’s Dublin Senior ‘A’ Hurling Championship with a 1-25 to 0-14 Group Four victory ... Read More

Business

Chambers for Climate – local businesses invited to register for online event

September 24, 2021 0

BUSINESSES across South Dublin are invited to register for the free Chambers for Climate online event, which takes place virtually on Thursday, September 30. The ... Read More

Chambers for Climate – local businesses invited to register for online event
Business

Car upholstery firm is set to expand ‘hell for leather’ soon

September 21, 2021 0

A BUSINESS specialising in all aspects of automotive upholstery and convertible tops has seen a doubling of orders every year since launching in 2019. It ... Read More

Car upholstery firm is set to  expand ‘hell for leather’ soon
Business

Project delivery firm PM Group plans to expand internationally

September 21, 2021 0

PM Group, the Tallaght-based global construction project delivery firm, is planning to expand its international presence, following a record year for its financial results. PM ... Read More

Project delivery firm PM Group plans to expand internationally
Business

Life Style Sports expands its centre for distribution in Aerodrome Park

September 21, 2021 0

IRISH retailer Life Style Sports announced the development of its new 120,000 sq ft distribution centre in Rathcoole.. The centre is set to be the first fully ... Read More

Life Style Sports expands its centre for distribution in Aerodrome Park
Business

Sisk transforms technology base with the aid of Auxilion

September 21, 2021 0

PARK West-based IT services firm Auxilion, has digitally transformed the entire IT infrastructure of construction company Sisk to better support its 2,500 users across 14 ... Read More

Sisk transforms technology base with the aid of Auxilion
An Bord Pleanála rejects appeal from O’Brien-linked company

An Bord Pleanála rejects appeal from O’Brien-linked company

PropertySeptember 21, 2021 0

SOUTH Dublin County Council’s decision to refuse retention permission for a disaster recovery centre in Baldonnel Business Park has been upheld by An Bord Pleanála ... Read More

New €150k pitch planned for St Finian’s GAA Club

New €150k pitch planned for St Finian’s GAA Club

PropertySeptember 21, 2021 0

A BENEFACTOR is providing land to a GAA Club free of use, and is planning to develop a €150,000 playing pitch for it, to meet ... Read More

Permission sought for construction of new data centres in Profile Park

Permission sought for construction of new data centres in Profile Park

PropertySeptember 21, 2021 0

PLANS for the development of two new data centres on lands within Profile Park in Clondalkin have been lodged with South Dublin County Council. Vantage ... Read More