Tallaght

JADD raises €10k to send families on holiday

Echo Staff- September 26, 2022 0

THE 10th Annual JADD Golf Classic was held in Slade Valley Golf Club, which proved a huge success once again with close to €10,000 raised ... Read More

JADD raises €10k to send families on holiday
Public urged to take five steps to ‘Love your Lungs’

Public urged to take five steps to ‘Love your Lungs’

Tallaght 0

Ahead of World Lung Day on Sunday September 25, the Irish Lung Health Alliance, a coalition of charities working to promote healthy lungs, has urged ... Read More

Local Faces: Seán Balfe

Local Faces: Seán Balfe

Tallaght 0

“Most people when they think of Parkinson’s picture an old man stopped, shuffling along. But that’s not always the case, younger people can get it ... Read More

Clondalkin

Residents’ warm welcome for new park upgrades

Maurice Garvey- September 26, 2022 0

THE allocation of €500,000 to upgrade St Cuthbert’s Park in Clondalkin, is a welcome one for the community, who are “central to the success of ... Read More

Residents’ warm welcome for new park upgrades
Double for street leagues

Double for street leagues

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A STUNNING double was won by the Republic of Ireland male and female street league teams over the weekend. Covid travel restrictions caused the cancellation ... Read More

Families let down as banks fail to approve mortgages

Families let down as banks fail to approve mortgages

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FAMILIES left in the lurch with regard to securing mortgages for affordable homes in Clondalkin, face having their “dreams dashed”, according to Cllr William Carey ... Read More

Ballyfermot

‘Growing Up In Ballyfermot’ recalls stories and tales of yesteryear

Maurice Garvey- September 26, 2022 0

A COLLECTION of short stories about people’s memories of growing up in Ballyfermot, was released this week. The book ‘Growing Up In Ballyfermot’ by Matt ... Read More

‘Growing Up In Ballyfermot’ recalls stories and tales of yesteryear
Liverpool FC legends dazzle for ‘Bosch’ Byrne

Liverpool FC legends dazzle for ‘Bosch’ Byrne

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DRIMNAGH came together in its droves to support a football match, which included a Liverpool FC legends team, in memory of the late Keith ‘Bosch’ ... Read More

Half the children are three years waiting for a childcare space

Half the children are three years waiting for a childcare space

Ballyfermot 0

FINDING a childcare place is not easy and even more difficult in areas like Cherry Orchard – which has a much younger population than Dublin ... Read More

Lucan

State-of-the-art school brought into reality

Hayden Moore- September 19, 2022 0

A NEW state-of-the-art school, which was brought into reality by a €25m investment from the Department of Education for children with additional needs, has launched. ... Read More

State-of-the-art school brought into reality
Local Faces: Joe Byrne

Local Faces: Joe Byrne

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THE fascinating history of the old mills in Lucan and its industry, which was massive for the area at the time, was one of the ... Read More

Many great tributes paid to Father Mac, the flying priest

Many great tributes paid to Father Mac, the flying priest

Lucan 0

A FLYING priest and sport all-rounder who had an “infectious” view of life, was remembered by those who knew him in the parishes of Lucan ... Read More

Sport

Mixed fortunes for Ballyboden hurlers

- September 26, 2022 0

IT WAS a weekend of mixed emotions in the Dublin Senior One and Two Hurling Championship quarter-finals for Ballyboden St Enda’s. While ‘Boden’s ‘A’ side ... Read More

Mixed fortunes for Ballyboden hurlers
Sport

Ireland U21s play out draw with Israel in play-off first leg

- September 24, 2022 0

The Republic of Ireland U21s kept their UEFA European Championship qualification hopes alive by claiming a 1-1 draw against Israel in a first leg play-off ... Read More

Ireland U21s play out draw with Israel in play-off first leg
Sport

Thomas Davis ladies fall just short in senior decider

- September 23, 2022 0

There was heartbreak for Thomas Davis at Parnell Park this evening as the Tallaght side suffered an agonising 2-9 to 0-12 defeat at the hands ... Read More

Thomas Davis ladies fall just short in senior decider
Sport

Crumlin in Junior One Shield success

- September 23, 2022 0

CRUMLIN produced a stellar team performance at Kiltipper Road on Sunday to secure the Dublin Junior One Camogie Shield title with a comprehensive 1-13 to ... Read More

Crumlin in Junior One Shield success
Sport

Oblate poised for much-anticipated return to the National League ranks

- September 23, 2022 0

OBLATE Dynamos are gearing up for a much-anticipated return to the National Basketball League next month. Playing host to Swords on October 1, the Drimnagh ... Read More

Oblate poised for much-anticipated return to the National League ranks
Business

Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Baldonnell start operations

- September 21, 2022 0

AMAZON has started shipping items to customers from its new fulfilment centre in Baldonnell. Billed by the corporate entity as a first of its kind ... Read More

Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Baldonnell start operations
Business

Hair salon celebrates 20 years thanks to their loyal customers

- September 15, 2022 0

A SALON, that is 20 years in business this year, celebrated another milestone at their Tallaght premises. On Sunday, August 28, Reflections Hair Salon celebrated ... Read More

Hair salon celebrates 20 years thanks to their loyal customers
Business

Ava’s drive and determination pays off with business award

- September 13, 2022 0

HUMBLE beginnings doing lash extensions out of a bedroom has flourished into a fully-fledged business with Ava Lashes being recognised as the Dublin Lash Extensions ... Read More

Ava’s drive and determination pays off with business award
Business

Olly’s Farm scoop two gold stars at Great Taste Awards

- September 9, 2022 0

ANOTHER busy month up on the farm in Glenasmole for Olly’s Farm. Raw honey producer Olly Nolan, recently won 2 Gold Stars at the Great ... Read More

Olly’s Farm scoop two gold stars at Great Taste Awards
Business

Clondalkin gains from €4.6m Strategic Investment Fund

- September 6, 2022 0

CLONDALKIN was chosen as one of 13 locations to benefit from the Strategic Investment Fund for further education. Funding of €4.6m will be provided for ... Read More

Clondalkin gains from €4.6m Strategic Investment Fund
New application lodged for 26 apartments at Finches pub site

New application lodged for 26 apartments at Finches pub site

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A NEW application has been lodged for the construction of 26 apartments and a new public house at Finches on Neilstown Road in Clondalkin. Located ... Read More

€7.5m guide price for Greenhills Motor Park

€7.5m guide price for Greenhills Motor Park

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THE high-profile Greenhills Motor Park site on the Greenhills Road has gone on the market with an guide price of €7.5 million. The existing building ... Read More

Upgrades and extension plans for Weston terminal building

Upgrades and extension plans for Weston terminal building

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UPGRADES, alterations, and extension work to the existing terminal building at Weston Airport in Lucan has been lodged with South Dublin County Council. The proposed ... Read More

Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: On the hunt for sugar . . .

- September 22, 2022 0

In autumn, wasps appear to become much more inquisitive and persistent around us, causing panic for some people. These wasps are not looking to sting ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: On the hunt for sugar . . .
Arts & Culture

Dublin Comic Jam: Develop and share ideas with comic book artists

- September 22, 2022 0

On the last Thursday of every month, a small but dedicated group of comic book artists gather in Inchicore for the Dublin Comic Jam. Held ... Read More

Dublin Comic Jam: Develop and share ideas with comic book artists
Arts & Culture

Love’s Portrait: Kathryn’s debut feature film role

- September 20, 2022 0

Kathryn McKiernan is a familiar face to many from her years hosting RTÉ’s ‘The Den’, but the talented Rathcoole performer is making waves beyond Ireland ... Read More

Love’s Portrait: Kathryn’s debut feature film role
Arts & Culture

Live with Sadhbh: Keane to play her first headline gig at Round Tower

- September 15, 2022 0

A teenage Clondalkin musician is gearing up to play her first headline show in the Round Tower GAA Club next month. Sadhbh Keane, 14, who ... Read More

Live with Sadhbh: Keane to play her first headline gig at Round Tower
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Flies that bite . . .

- September 15, 2022 0

From early summer to mid-September, a walk along the edge of a woodland or river can be made uncomfortable by swarms of tiny flies called ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Flies that bite . . .
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: The fight for our Hospital

- November 19, 2021 0

MAKING its way through the streets of Dublin on Sunday, June 21 1998, a squad of 12 high-tech Eastern Health Board ambulances carefully transported their ... Read More

Point in Time: The fight for our Hospital
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: Ballyfermot’s lost jewel

- October 7, 2021 0

SEPTEMBER marked 25 years since some 650 workers from the Semperit plant in Ballyfermot saw a huge chapter of their working lives brought to a ... Read More

Point in Time: Ballyfermot’s lost jewel
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: Lucan back at the ’90s

- August 29, 2021 0

IT WAS all happening in Lucan in the 1990s as the country hobbled from a period of bleak recession into the warm glow of the ... Read More

Point in Time: Lucan back at the ’90s
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: A new home for the force

- July 19, 2021 0

By Stephen Leonard STANDING alone and impressively amid clear green fields just off the Belgard Road, there was little to impede sight of the new ... Read More

Point in Time: A new home for the force
Echo Rewind

Point in Time: The fight to save the Mill

- June 23, 2021 0

By Stephen Leonard THE metal gates that barred entry to the Clondalkin Paper Mill in late January 1982 could do little to check the flood ... Read More

Point in Time: The fight to save the Mill
Sponsored Content

Tower Credit Union celebrates 60th anniversary with coffee morning

- September 26, 2022 0

Article contributed by Tower Credit Union TOWER Credit Union Ltd (formerly known as Clondalkin Credit Union Ltd) was founded on Friday, September 28, 1962 at ... Read More

Tower Credit Union celebrates 60th anniversary with coffee morning
Sponsored Content

School Open Evenings: Tallaght CS, Coláiste de hÍde and Firhouse CC

- September 26, 2022 0

THREE local schools are opening their doors to prospective students and their parents or guardians over the coming week. Coláiste de hÍde , Tallaght Community School ... Read More

School Open Evenings: Tallaght CS, Coláiste de hÍde and Firhouse CC
Sponsored Content

State of the European Union: Stronger Together

- September 20, 2022 0

This piece was contributed by the EU Commission  EUROPEAN democracy is sometimes taken for granted. However, our EU democracy is unique as it places citizens’ ... Read More

State of the European Union: Stronger Together
Sponsored Content

School Open Evening: Mount Seskin Community College

- September 19, 2022 0

MOUNT Seskin Community College in Jobstown is hosting an Open Evening this Tuesday, September 20. The parents of 5th or 6th class pupils interested in ... Read More

School Open Evening: Mount Seskin Community College
Sponsored Content

Secondary School Open Days: Coláiste Bríde and Drimnagh Castle

- September 13, 2022 0

SCHOOL Open Days are back, with Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin and Drimnagh Castle Secondary School in Walkinstown both warmly welcoming prospective students this Thursday, Wednesday ... Read More

Secondary School Open Days: Coláiste Bríde and Drimnagh Castle