Tallaght

Budget 2023: Free books hailed but concerns continue over school energy costs

Mary Dennehy- September 30, 2022 0

WHILE free books for primary schools has been welcomed, concerns have been raised around the €100m earmarked for school energy costs, and how it will ... Read More

Budget 2023: Free books hailed but concerns continue over school energy costs
Staying in the Saddle for  Prostate Cancer charity event

Staying in the Saddle for Prostate Cancer charity event

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THE Dublin Fire Brigade Cycling Club will use pedal power to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Rapid Access Clinic on Saturday, October 8, for ... Read More

Health Awareness Month this October

Health Awareness Month this October

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TALLAGHT Community Health Awareness Month is back this October, with everyone invited to participate in a diverse schedule of free community-based events. Through a mix ... Read More

Clondalkin

Recycling of electrical goods this Saturday – with no charge!

Hayden Moore- September 29, 2022 0

THERE has been an increase in electrical goods consumption, and e-waste targets for 2022 have increased to reflect it – with a free collection day ... Read More

Recycling of electrical goods this Saturday – with no charge!
Marathon man takes on a 105km fundraising challenge

Marathon man takes on a 105km fundraising challenge

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AN EXPERIENCED long-distance runner will be taking on a 105km challenge next month to raise funds for a Clondalkin man who was left paralysed after ... Read More

Residents’ warm welcome for new park upgrades

Residents’ warm welcome for new park upgrades

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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

Ballyfermot

Local Faces: Shirley Lawlor

Aideen O'Flaherty- September 30, 2022 0

HUNDREDS of cakes were baked by volunteers and over €6,500 was raised as a result of a coffee morning held in Crumlin in aid of ... Read More

Local Faces: Shirley Lawlor
National school seeking permission for extension

National school seeking permission for extension

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BALLYFERMOT national school Mary Queen of Angels 1, is seeking planning permission for the construction of an extension at their Gurteen Road campus. According to ... Read More

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

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

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

Lucan

The Great Pink Run

Maurice Garvey- September 30, 2022 0

RESIDENTS from Lucan and Ballyfermot are among those who will be involved in Breast Cancer Ireland’s Great Pink Run. The fundraiser returns in a physical ... Read More

The Great Pink Run
Giving parents  great peace of mind

Giving parents great peace of mind

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A SCHOOL which provides education for students with different levels of learning difficulties is helping them reach their potential and providing parents with “great peace ... Read More

Opening of Lucan pool postponed

Opening of Lucan pool postponed

Lucan 0

CONTRACTOR and supply chain issues are attributed to the opening of Lucan Swimming Pool being put back once again. South Dublin County Council confirmed at ... Read More

Sport

Bannon shines in her Invicta debut

- September 30, 2022 0

SHAUNA Bannon will be hoping to build on her impressive victory over Nadia Vera in her Invicta Fighting Championship debut in Oklahoma this week. While ... Read More

Bannon shines in her Invicta debut
Sport

McGovern hopeful Éanna core remains solid

- September 30, 2022 0

DESPITE losing the services of several key players over the summer, DBS Éanna Head Coach, Darren McGovern remains optimistic his team can again make its ... Read More

McGovern hopeful Éanna core remains solid
Sport

‘Our players now realise how good they are’ – Peter Boland

- September 29, 2022 0

THOMAS Davis Senior Ladies Football team manager, Peter Boland firmly believes his players can draw plenty from the experience of reaching the championship final this ... Read More

‘Our players now realise how good they are’ – Peter Boland
Sport

Anne’s rocket into semis at expense of Kevin’s Kilian’s

- September 29, 2022 0

ST ANNE’S booked their spot in the semi-finals of the Dublin Junior ‘H’ Hurling Championship with a 3-17 to 1-10 triumph over St Kevin’s Kilian’s ... Read More

Anne’s rocket into semis at expense of Kevin’s Kilian’s
Sport

Collinstown put ROC to the sword to march on in FAI Junior Cup

- September 29, 2022 0

COLLINSTOWN FC booked their place in Round Two of this season's FAI Junior Cup after they emphatically beat ROC Celtic 5-1 in the SDFL Complex ... Read More

Collinstown put ROC to the sword to march on in FAI Junior Cup
Business

Rising costs of doing business is a key concern for SMEs

- September 27, 2022 0

SMEs in South Dublin County are investing in digitalisation to help future-proof their businesses at a time when they are concerned about the economy and ... Read More

Rising costs of doing business is a key concern for SMEs
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
Developer lodges ABP appeal after Prospect House decision

Developer lodges ABP appeal after Prospect House decision

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THE DEVELOPERS of Prospect House have lodged an appeal with An Bord Pleanala following South Dublin County Council’s decision to refuse permission for the refurbishment ... Read More

Thumbs down for apartment block on protected site

Thumbs down for apartment block on protected site

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PLANS for an apartment block on Naas Road have been refused permission by Dublin City Council. Applicants Joinville Ltd were seeking permission for 19 apartments ... Read More

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

Arts & Culture

Freedom FM comeback: Former pirate station gets 30-day licence

- September 29, 2022 0

FREEDOM FM returns 12 months after its last radio broadcast, and this time its reach has extended to much of the country, reports Chase Blasius. ... Read More

Freedom FM comeback: Former pirate station gets 30-day licence
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Season of mists . . .

- September 29, 2022 0

The 2022 autumn equinox occurred on Saturday, September 23. On that day, there were approximately equal amounts of daylight hours and darkness. There are two ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Season of mists . . .
Arts & Culture

Strangers Again: Clondalkin’s Taylor D releases new single

- September 27, 2022 0

Promising young artist, Taylor Dowling - who performs under the name Taylor D - from Clondalkin, recently released a new single on September 16, reports ... Read More

Strangers Again: Clondalkin’s Taylor D releases new single
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
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

School Open Days: Gaelscoil na Giúise, Griffeen CC and Old Bawn CS

- September 30, 2022 0

LOCAL schools continue to open their doors to prospective students, offering families an insight into the opportunities available in their community. This Saturday, primary school ... Read More

School Open Days: Gaelscoil na Giúise, Griffeen CC and Old Bawn CS
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