Tallaght

Dominic’s talented kids shine in Search for a Star show

Mary Dennehy- November 25, 2022 0

TALLAGHT talent was on full display on Saturday when Dominic’s Community Centre hosted its sparkling Search for a Star show. Open to children of school-going ... Read More

Dominic’s talented kids shine in Search for a Star show
Local Faces: Laura Murphy

Local Faces: Laura Murphy

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DOGS were never a big thing in Laura Murphy’s life growing up. Yet, she still managed to become a fantastic volunteer puppy raiser for Irish ... Read More

Joy for Zak named Person of the Year

Joy for Zak named Person of the Year

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SUPPORTING young people to play sport and get involved is among the goals of new Tallaght Person of the Year, Zak Moradi. The 31-year-old was ... Read More

Clondalkin

Clondalkin mother named Dublin Family Carer of the Year

Maurice Garvey- November 25, 2022 0

FACED with extremely challenging daily conditions for her husband and son, a mother who just “gets on with it” has won the 2022 Netwatch Dublin ... Read More

Clondalkin mother named Dublin Family Carer of the Year
Painting of Celtic FC founder and Marist Brother unveiled

Painting of Celtic FC founder and Marist Brother unveiled

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Moyle Park College welcomed former Shelbourne star Richie Baker from Tallaght and former Irish International, Niall Quinn from Perrystown to the school where a painting ... Read More

Phoenix Clubhouse: Twenty years a-growing

Phoenix Clubhouse: Twenty years a-growing

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THE Phoenix Clubhouse in Clondalkin kicked off three days of celebrations marking its 20th anniversary with a community event in their premises on Monastery Road ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Community rally to support gardai

Maurice Garvey- November 24, 2022 0

YOUTH and community groups held a rally outside Ballyfermot Garda Station as a sign of support for gardai following an alleged assault on two officers ... Read More

Community rally to support gardai
Three year waiting list for a place at childcare facility

Three year waiting list for a place at childcare facility

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PLANS for a €1.25 million extension at a childcare facility with a large waiting list, was launched this week. Cherry Orchard Community Childcare, which caters ... Read More

Man accused of attempt to rob pub had 15 previous convictions

Man accused of attempt to rob pub had 15 previous convictions

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A man who was part of a “haphazard” attempt to rob the Marble Arch pub in Drimnagh has been handed a prison sentence of four-and-a-half ... Read More

Lucan

Developer gets go-ahead for 455 residential units at Tubber Lane

William O Connor- November 25, 2022 0

PERMISSION for 455 residential units has been approved for a site at Tubber Lane in Lucan. Developer Hugh McGreevy & Sons Ltd plans for the ... Read More

Developer gets go-ahead for 455 residential units at Tubber Lane
Appeal lodged against refusal of plans to build 19 apartments

Appeal lodged against refusal of plans to build 19 apartments

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A DEVELOPER has lodged an appeal with An Bord Pleanála against South Dublin County Council’s decision to refuse planning permission to develop 19 apartments at ... Read More

Electrician found with €220k in cash gets 11 years in prison

Electrician found with €220k in cash gets 11 years in prison

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An electrician found holding over €220,000 in criminal cash has been sentenced to eleven years in prison for money-laundering and drug-dealing, reports Jessican Magee. Paul ... Read More

Sport

Match of the Week: Sacred Heart maintain winning run

- November 25, 2022 0

THE SACRED Heart boys team maintained their unbeaten run in the DDSL U13 Saturday ‘C’ league with a 3-1 triumph against Collinstown FC at Killinarden ... Read More

Match of the Week: Sacred Heart maintain winning run
Sport

Boden beat Faughs to reach U21 decider

- November 24, 2022 0

TWO goals proved the difference as Ballyboden St Enda’s advanced to the U21 Hurling Championship decider after seeing off neighbours Faughs 2-18 to 0-18 in ... Read More

Boden beat Faughs to reach U21 decider
Sport

Brave Jude’s edged out in final

- November 24, 2022 0

DESPITE a strong effort on the day, St Jude’s lost out to Naomh Mearnog on a final score of 4-3 to 3-2 in the Dublin ... Read More

Brave Jude’s edged out in final
Sport

Rovers on the double: U14 and U15 complete league and cup double

- November 24, 2022 0

IT WAS an unforgettable weekend for the Shamrock Rovers Academy as their U14 and U15 boys sides achieved a double success in the EA Sports ... Read More

Rovers on the double: U14 and U15 complete league and cup double
Sport

O’Callaghan to take charge of Peamount for a seventh season

- November 24, 2022 0

JAMES O’Callaghan will lead Peamount United Women’s team into the National League competition for the seventh season running next year. O’Callaghan confirmed that he will ... Read More

O’Callaghan to take charge of Peamount for a seventh season
Business

Sustainability challenges are a threat to businesses, says survey

- November 24, 2022 0

DATA-centre provider Equinix has revealed survey findings which show that sustainability challenges are a threat to Irish businesses, according to half of Irish IT leaders. ... Read More

Sustainability challenges are a threat to businesses, says survey
Business

Trio join forces to create a saloon with a difference

- November 22, 2022 0

THERE’S STRENGTH in numbers for three business-women, who have pooled their expertise and resources to form a salon with a difference. Clondalkin resident Roxy O’Reilly ... Read More

Trio join forces to create a saloon with a difference
Business

Louis Fitzgerald loses out in €400k battle with Revenue

- November 22, 2022 0

LOUIS Fitzgerald has lost a seven-year €400,000 tax battle with the Revenue Commissioners. The Court of Appeal ruled that Mr Fitzgerald is liable to pay ... Read More

Louis Fitzgerald loses out in €400k battle with Revenue
Business

Stewarts Care hosting recruitment day

- November 17, 2022 0

AN ORGANISATION which provides comprehensive community-based services to people with intellectual disabilities is looking to add to its team of over 1200 employees, with 60 ... Read More

Stewarts Care hosting recruitment day
Business

Ace your digital needs with Clondalkin-based enterprise hub

- November 15, 2022 0

DIGITAL Ireland Network’s #DigitialFirstDay takes place nationwide on Wednesday, November 16 – with ACE Enterprise Park in Clondalkin hosting an event. Enterprise centres, digital hubs ... Read More

Ace your digital needs with Clondalkin-based enterprise hub
Plans for day-centre for WALK service are given thumbs-up

Plans for day-centre for WALK service are given thumbs-up

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PLANS for a day centre for the Walkinstown Association for People with an Intellectual Disability (WALK) service at a premises in Tallaght have been granted ... Read More

Special educational needs school planned for community residence

Special educational needs school planned for community residence

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PLANS for the change of use of the community residence in Templeogue College into a special educational needs school have been submitted to South Dublin ... Read More

Retention and conversion of Scholarstown House planned

Retention and conversion of Scholarstown House planned

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A PLANNING application for the retention and conversion of Scholarstown House in Rathfarnham and the construction of a 74-unit apartment block was lodged last month. ... Read More

Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Silverfish in the house

- November 24, 2022 0

We may not always be aware of it, but we share our living spaces with a range of other creatures. Some of these are obvious, ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Silverfish in the house
Arts & Culture

Grow up! Saibh has plenty of music to share with the world

- November 22, 2022 0

Saibh Skelly got her first taste of performing live when she started busking several years ago, with her covers of Ed Sheeran songs being particularly ... Read More

Grow up! Saibh has plenty of music to share with the world
Arts & Culture

Best of Beatles: Tributes to McCartney

- November 18, 2022 0

Tallaght’s Civic Theatre will be host to the musical event, McCartney: All The Best, on November 24. The tribute band recently finished touring in Denmark ... Read More

Best of Beatles: Tributes to McCartney
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Warmer winter weather

- November 18, 2022 0

We have had an unusually mild, or even a warm, start to this year’s winter season, with both daytime and night-time temperatures being above average ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Warmer winter weather
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: The Pink Ballerinas

- November 10, 2022 0

At the moment, the grassy meadows at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains are hosting a wonderful range of colourful mushrooms that are referred to ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: The Pink Ballerinas
Echo Rewind

Local History with Monica McGill – The Camac played a central part from early Celtic Christian times

- November 24, 2022 0

According to the Ordnance Survey, the River Camac rises in the Mount Seskin woodlands (north-west of Brittas), and then meanders through the countryside until it ... Read More

Local History with Monica McGill – The Camac played a central part from early Celtic Christian times
Echo Rewind

Local History with Monica McGill – Remembering those who died in the trenches of the Great War

- November 16, 2022 0

Heritage Week in August 2022 gave Clondalkin families and the wider community an opportunity to acknowledge openly the local men (and boys) who served during ... Read More

Local History with Monica McGill – Remembering those who died in the trenches of the Great War
Echo Rewind

Local History with Monica McGill – Clondalkin cobbler was a poet, an author and a social activist

- November 9, 2022 0

Like his brothers, Patrick Gogarty was a boot and shoe-maker. They lived and worked on Main Street, Clondalkin. However, unlike other members of the Gogarty ... Read More

Local History with Monica McGill – Clondalkin cobbler was a poet, an author and a social activist
Echo Rewind

Local History with Monica McGill – Tower is a unique part of our history, heritage and landscape

- November 2, 2022 0

The Round Tower on Tower Road, Clondalkin is the only surviving original building associated with the Celtic Christian monastery founded here by St Crónán Mochua, ... Read More

Local History with Monica McGill – Tower is a unique part of our history, heritage and landscape
Echo Rewind

Local History with Monica McGill – Caldbeck’s instructions ensured security of school for poor kids

- October 26, 2022 0

Local historian Monica McGill writes for The Echo ahead of her talk on November 3 in Clondalkin Library on the Caldbeck family. Members of the ... Read More

Local History with Monica McGill – Caldbeck’s instructions ensured security of school for poor kids
Sponsored Content

Santa in a van putting an end to long queues

- November 17, 2022 0

ADVERTORIAL Ireland’s first-ever Santa Van launched five years ago and put an end to those long frustrating lines to see Santa in shopping centres. It’s ... Read More

Santa in a van putting an end to long queues
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Molloys Christmas Fair: Festive evening in aid of Sensory Fun with Friends

- November 16, 2022 0

MOLLOYS Christmas Fair is back with all proceeds from this year’s ticket sales going to local group, Sensory Fun with Friends. On Thursday, November 24, ... Read More

Molloys Christmas Fair: Festive evening in aid of Sensory Fun with Friends
Sponsored Content

School Open Night: Confey Community College Leixlip

- November 14, 2022 0

CONFEY Community College in Leixlip is welcoming prospective students and their families to an Open Night this Wednesday, November 16. Running from 6pm to 8pm, ... Read More

School Open Night: Confey Community College Leixlip
Sponsored Content

All new Nissan X-Trail to be unveiled at Windsor Belgard

- November 14, 2022 0

EV drivers in Tallaght will be among the first in Ireland to feast their eyes on the eagerly awaited all-new Nissan X-Trail e-POWER after Windsor ... Read More

All new Nissan  X-Trail to be unveiled at Windsor Belgard
Sponsored Content

Liffey Valley Shopping Centre to host Halloween experience

- October 26, 2022 0

AS ONE of Ireland’s largest shopping destinations, Liffey Valley will be hosting a series of spooktacular activities to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. There’ll ... Read More

Liffey Valley Shopping Centre to host Halloween experience