Tallaght

Miss Dublin 2022 hopes to raise awareness of scoliosis

Aideen O'Flaherty- August 18, 2022 0

TALLAGHT woman Katie O’Connor was recently crowned Miss Dublin 2022 and is now hoping to use her platform to raise awareness of a spinal condition ... Read More

Miss Dublin 2022 hopes to raise awareness of scoliosis
New chapter for Sacred Heart as new all-weather pitch opens

New chapter for Sacred Heart as new all-weather pitch opens

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SACRED HEART Football Club has begun a new chapter with the unveiling of their newly resurfaced all-weather pitch facility. On Monday, Minister for Sport, Catherine ... Read More

Protected cottages could become used as family homes

Protected cottages could become used as family homes

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THE decision to list the vacant cottages on the Old Bawn Road in Tallaght as an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) has been welcomed by a ... Read More

Clondalkin

Works by Irish Water leaves residents with a ‘quagmire’

Maurice Garvey- August 15, 2022 0

RESIDENTS in a Clondalkin cul-de-sac claim they have been “treated with contempt” as works by Irish Water at Alpine Heights, have been “left in a ... Read More

Works by Irish Water leaves residents with a ‘quagmire’
Care and Repair team turned his life around after family sorrows

Care and Repair team turned his life around after family sorrows

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JOINING the Care and Repair team proved to be a turning point for Billy Hollywood, with working on the free odd-job service helping him overcome ... Read More

Simon Community refused extension for social housing development plans

Simon Community refused extension for social housing development plans

Clondalkin 0

THE Dublin Simon Community’s attempt to extend the duration of planning permission for a ten-unit social housing development on the Old Nangor Road in Clondalkin ... Read More

Ballyfermot

‘Mini Live Aid’ concert to raise funds for Laura Lynn Foundation

Aideen O'Flaherty- August 17, 2022 0

A CONCERT dubbed ‘Mini Live Aid’ will take place in the Transport Club in Crumlin at 6pm tonight, Thursday, August 18, to raise funds for ... Read More

‘Mini Live Aid’ concert to raise funds for Laura Lynn Foundation
‘Terror’ car thefts in Cherry Orchard cause grave concern

‘Terror’ car thefts in Cherry Orchard cause grave concern

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THERE is serious concern at the increase in the number of robbed cars around Cherry Orchard, according to Cllr Daithí Doolan (SF). “There is serious ... Read More

Online charity retailer site expanding with 20 new jobs

Online charity retailer site expanding with 20 new jobs

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ONLINE charity shopping site Thriftify, which acts as an online retailer for 98 per cent of the country’s charity shops, is expanding its workforce with ... Read More

Lucan

Cycle crews from two bars go head-to-head

Maurice Garvey- August 12, 2022 0

TWO bars in Clondalkin and Lucan went head-to-head in a cycling competition over the weekend. On Sunday, the Laurels Cycle Crew faced off against Lucan ... Read More

Cycle crews from two bars go head-to-head
Reclaiming their space

Reclaiming their space

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RESIDENTS in the deprived Balgaddy area have banded together and made a bid to “reclaim their community” through a placemaking transformation of a communal area ... Read More

74 apartments over three blocks are approved for Hayden’s Lane

74 apartments over three blocks are approved for Hayden’s Lane

Lucan 0

PLANS for the construction of three apartment blocks on Hayden’s Lane in Adamstown, Lucan, have been given the green light by South Dublin County Council. ... Read More

Sport

AGP battle back to lift David Blood Trophy

- August 18, 2022 0

AGP FC picked up the inaugural UCFL David Blood Group One Trophy after they battled back from a goal down to beat a gallant Boghall ... Read More

AGP battle back to lift David Blood Trophy
Sport

Egan aiming to build on World bronze in Munich

- August 18, 2022 0

JENNY Egan-Simmons is hoping to build on her superb bronze medal win at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Halifax, Canada when she lines ... Read More

Egan aiming to build on World bronze in Munich
Sport

Adeleke sets new record with 5th place finish at European Championships

- August 17, 2022 0

Tallaght’s Rhasidat Adeleke produced a stellar performance to finish fifth in the 400 metres final at the European Athletics Championships in Munich this evening.   ... Read More

Adeleke sets new record with 5th place finish at European Championships
Sport

Olatunde sixth in historic European 100m Final

- August 17, 2022 0

IRISH sprint athletics took another major step forward last night when Israel Olatunde powered to a sixth-place finish in the European Championships 100m Final in ... Read More

Olatunde sixth in historic European 100m Final
Sport

Adeleke into European Championship 400m Final

- August 16, 2022 0

TALLAGHT’S Rhasidat Adeleke has secured her place in tomorrow night’s European Athletics Championship 400m Final following a superb performance that saw her finish third in ... Read More

Adeleke into European Championship 400m Final
Business

Citywest firm AbbVie celebrates seventh annual Week of Possibilities

- August 17, 2022 0

STAFF from AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company which has four locations in Dublin, including Citywest, recently celebrated its seventh annual Week of Possibilities. The initiative, ... Read More

Citywest firm AbbVie celebrates seventh annual Week of Possibilities
Business

US real estate firm invests €125 million in U Store-It

- August 17, 2022 0

A US real estate company is investing close to €125 million in U Store-it, Ireland’s biggest self-storage company with sheds in Ballymount. Heitman, which has ... Read More

US real estate firm invests €125 million in U Store-It
Business

‘Sister Cities’ strengthen ties to develop business relations

- August 17, 2022 0

THE US Ambassador to Ireland Claire Cronin, the Mayor of Tampa, Florida; Jane Castor and members of the Tampa Bay Chamber were in County Hall ... Read More

‘Sister Cities’ strengthen ties to develop business relations
Business

Thorntons Recycling acquires City Bin

- August 17, 2022 0

Thorntons Recycling has agreed to acquire The City Bin Co. from existing shareholders including co-founder Gene Browne, the management team and Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI). ... Read More

Thorntons Recycling acquires City Bin
Business

Tourism strategy to support development of facilities

- August 9, 2022 0

SOUTH Dublin County’s Tourism Strategy will support the development of tourism facilities at appropriate locations within the county. According to SDCC, the strategy will set ... Read More

Tourism strategy to support development of facilities
Plans for older housing development at OLV Youth Club is declared invalid

Plans for older housing development at OLV Youth Club is declared invalid

Property 0

A PLANNING application for a residential development for older people at the former OLV Youth Club on Sarsfield Road in Inchicore has been declared invalid. ... Read More

Retention refused for nine dwellings on lands fronting the Fonthill Road

Retention refused for nine dwellings on lands fronting the Fonthill Road

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RETENTION permission has been refused for the construction of nine residential dwellings on lands fronting Fonthill Road and to the rear of St John’s Road ... Read More

Appeal lodged against the Peter McVerry Trust plan for 10 units dwellings

Appeal lodged against the Peter McVerry Trust plan for 10 units dwellings

Property 0

AN APPEAL has been lodged against South Dublin County Council’s decision to grant permission to the Peter McVerry Trust for the development of 10 new ... Read More

Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Sunshine and butterflies

- August 18, 2022 0

During the recent very warm weather, there appeared to be a noticeable increase in the number of butterflies. Butterflies are cold-blooded insects. They cannot regulate ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Sunshine and butterflies
Arts & Culture

National Heritage Week: Viking experience, walks, talks and much more

- August 12, 2022 0

Clondalkin and Rathfarnham will play host to a number of events as part of this year’s National Heritage Week, which is on from August 13 ... Read More

National Heritage Week: Viking experience, walks, talks and much more
Arts & Culture

The Bodhrán Buzz: The idea was to bring awareness of our native drum

- August 9, 2022 0

The joy of playing the bodhrán was recently imparted on refugee children in the Red Cow Moran Hotel by Aylesbury man Robbie Walsh. Robbie has ... Read More

The Bodhrán Buzz: The idea was to bring awareness of our native drum
Arts & Culture

Home Brew: ‘So much from a little’ shows depth of singer’s talent

- August 9, 2022 0

Punk musician Brew grew up in New York City in the 1980s where he got to see the luminaries of the punk scene, such as ... Read More

Home Brew: ‘So much from a little’ shows depth of singer’s talent
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Wild mountain Bilberries

- August 5, 2022 0

One of the earliest of our wild fruits to be ready for picking in late summer is the Bilberry. Bilberry is a low-growing shrub that ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Wild mountain Bilberries
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

AWS hiring for Data Centre Operations Scholarship Programme

- July 27, 2022 0

AMAZON Web Services (AWS) is continuing to support Technological University Dublin Tallaght to offer scholarships to selected students taking on the Data Centre Technician Training ... Read More

AWS hiring for Data Centre Operations Scholarship Programme
Sponsored Content

Summer Local – Adventure on your doorstep

- July 27, 2022 0

ADVENTURE is out there, and it is also right on our doorstep, with the Dublin Mountains offering a multitude of opportunities for people to get ... Read More

Summer Local – Adventure on your doorstep
Sponsored Content

Summer Local – A ‘treasure trove’ of the River Liffey available to explore

- July 22, 2022 0

PADDLING one’s way down the scenic leafy parts of the River Liffey is something that has become a very real possibility through an accessible rafting ... Read More

Summer Local – A ‘treasure trove’ of the River Liffey available to explore
Sponsored Content

Summer Local – Enhanced visitor experience launched at Clondalkin’s Round Tower centre

- July 15, 2022 0

SOUTH Dublin County Council, along with Fáilte Ireland, is delighted to announce the launch of the visitor interpretation enhancements recently completed at the Round Tower ... Read More

Summer Local – Enhanced visitor experience launched at Clondalkin’s Round Tower centre
Sponsored Content

The European Union’s commitment to Ukraine remains steadfast

- April 14, 2022 0

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, the EU has been united in its condemnation of Russia for grossly violating international law, undermining European and ... Read More

The European Union’s commitment to Ukraine remains steadfast