Tallaght

Freda enjoyed her time serving pints behind the Dragon bar

Aideen O'Flaherty- May 16, 2022 0

FREDA Murphy, who ran the Dragon Inn pub in Tallaght Village for many decades alongside her husband Jim, has been remembered as a witty and ... Read More

Freda enjoyed her time serving pints behind the Dragon bar
Gardai appeal for witnesses following serious assault

Gardai appeal for witnesses following serious assault

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GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault on a man in his 40’s in Mac Uilliam estate in Tallaght on Saturday, May 14. ... Read More

Volunteers play critical role in supporting resilient communities

Volunteers play critical role in supporting resilient communities

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A VOLUNTEER recruitment fair is taking place in Tallaght Library as part of a weeklong celebration of volunteering. Running from May 16 to 22, National ... Read More

Clondalkin

‘Thanks to support’ from Coeliac Society Caoimhe (15) is thriving

Aideen O'Flaherty- May 16, 2022 0

CHAMPION boxer Bernard Dunne was on hand for the launch of the new Coeliac Society of Ireland headquarters and gluten-free shop in his hometown of ... Read More

‘Thanks to support’ from Coeliac Society Caoimhe (15) is thriving
Remembrance service celebrates life and legacy of Sister Patricia

Remembrance service celebrates life and legacy of Sister Patricia

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A REMEMBRANCE day was held for a founding member of the Beacon of Light Counselling Centre in Clondalkin. On Monday evening, residents remembered Sister Patricia ... Read More

Click and collect spaces and canopy for village supermarket

Click and collect spaces and canopy for village supermarket

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ONE of Ireland’s largest supermarket chains has applied for planning and retention permission to provide new click and collect spaces at a local store. Tesco ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Fierce objections from residents against ‘monstrous ugly’ mast

Maurice Garvey- May 16, 2022 0

PROPOSALS for an 18-metre telecommunications mast on public green space in Bluebell, has met fierce objection from residents, who say locating a “monstrous ugly infrastructure ... Read More

Fierce objections from residents against ‘monstrous ugly’ mast
Cherry Orchard Boxing Club’s new community facility opens

Cherry Orchard Boxing Club’s new community facility opens

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WHEN Cherry Orchard Boxing Club was started up 10 years ago by local residents, a boxing ring was salvaged from a skip to help get ... Read More

Council to visit three streets to assess traffic safety in the area

Council to visit three streets to assess traffic safety in the area

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DUBLIN City Council roads enforcement will visit three streets in Ballyfermot to assess pedestrian access, parking on footpaths, and traffic safety, following a request by ... Read More

Lucan

Verbal Dyspraxia ‘did you know’ campaign helps raise awareness

Aimee Walsh- May 12, 2022 0

AHEAD of Verbal Dyspraxia Awareness Day 2022 on May 14, Lucan-based organisation Finding Charlie’s Voice are running a ‘did you know’ campaign on social media, ... Read More

Verbal Dyspraxia ‘did you know’ campaign helps raise awareness
Management maintenance and operation tender process for leisure campus to open

Management maintenance and operation tender process for leisure campus to open

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THE tender process for the management, maintenance and operation of the Lucan Leisure Campus is now at the second stage. South Dublin County Council provided ... Read More

Fantastic achievement of athletes at European C’ships

Fantastic achievement of athletes at European C’ships

Lucan 0

The fantastic achievements of Carol Kearney, Annette Durkan and Leanne Wellings at the European Masters Indoor Championships in the Portuguese city of Braga for the ... Read More

Sport

Adeleke continues dominant run in Irish sprint athletics

May 16, 2022 0

TALLAGHT’S Rhasidat Adeleke has surpassed yet another Irish athletics landmark after she broke the Irish 400m record on her way to a third-place finish for ... Read More

Adeleke continues dominant run in Irish sprint athletics
Sport

Match of the Week: St Mark’s see off Counsel Gaels to secure Under 15 title

May 13, 2022 0

ST MARK’S needed to pull out all the stops to earn a 3-9 to 2-2 victory over a battle-hardened Good Counsel Liffey Gaels and subsequently ... Read More

Match of the Week: St Mark’s see off Counsel Gaels to secure Under 15 title
Sport

New era for Adamstown as women’s section takes off

May 13, 2022 0

ADAMSTOWN Cricket Club is poised to embark on an exciting new era in the club’s history with the fielding of its very first women’s team ... Read More

New era for Adamstown as women’s section takes off
Sport

Gannon is in confident mood ahead of Dublin’s clash with Kilkenny

May 13, 2022 0

ST JUDE’S forward, Aisling Gannon is full of confidence ahead of Dublin’s Leinster Senior Camogie Championship Final showdown with Kilkenny in O’Moore Park on Saturday. ... Read More

Gannon is in confident mood ahead of Dublin’s clash with Kilkenny
Sport

Dolan insists his Bluebell boys can take that final step

May 12, 2022 0

BLUEBELL United manager, Shane Dolan insists his players deserve nothing more than to bring home the FAI 2021/22 Centenary Intermediate Cup from Turners Cross this ... Read More

Dolan insists his Bluebell boys can take that final step
Business

Tadg Riordan Motors move into new premises on Airton Road

May 13, 2022 0

LOCAL family-owned business Tadg Riordan Motors have been serving the community for almost 40 years and have just moved into a brand-new premises on Airton ... Read More

Tadg Riordan Motors move into new premises on Airton Road
Business

Recycled computer hardware is put to good use at school

May 11, 2022 0

RECYCLED computer hardware will be put to good use at a primary school in Crumlin which was donated by Rehab Recycle, the social enterprise employing ... Read More

Recycled computer hardware is put to good use at school
Business

Seatbelt covers that provide critical medical information

May 3, 2022 0

A BUSINESS that designs and sells seatbelt covers which display critical information such as medical conditions and allergies have brought necessary ‘life-saving’ products to the ... Read More

Seatbelt covers that provide critical medical information
Business

Enterprising students from local schools set for national finals

April 29, 2022 0

YOUNG entrepreneurs from three local schools have been selected to go on to this year’s Student Enterprise Programme National Finals, which will take place at ... Read More

Enterprising students from local schools set for national finals
Business

Food solutions company expands production line in Grange Castle

April 28, 2022 0

ARYZTA Food solutions bakery will double its capacity for sourdough and speciality breads following the announcement of a new production line at its facility in ... Read More

Food solutions company expands production line in Grange Castle
24-hour drive thru coffee  building for service station

24-hour drive thru coffee building for service station

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A 24-HOUR drive-thru coffee building could very well be on its way to Rathcoole, with plans seeking permission lodged with South Dublin County Dublin. Petrogas ... Read More

Preserving parts of old village bookmakers in revised plans

Preserving parts of old village bookmakers in revised plans

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PRESERVING parts of the old bookmakers in Tallaght Village is at the core of revised plans to convert the building to a “community-based” resource and ... Read More

‘Visually unattractive’ mast refused at Annie May’s Pub

‘Visually unattractive’ mast refused at Annie May’s Pub

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A DEVELOPER who stated that it was “debateable” whether Newcastle was a village or town has lost its appeal against a decision to refuse permission ... Read More

Arts & Culture

Soothing Sounds: Programme brings live music to patients at hospital

May 13, 2022 0

An interactive music programme called Soothing Sounds has been reintroduced to Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) in recent weeks, after going on hiatus as a result ... Read More

Soothing Sounds: Programme brings live music to patients at hospital
Arts & Culture

Nature on our Doorsteps: wild garlic

May 13, 2022 0

Nature on our Doorsteps is a weekly column written by South Dublin County Council's heritage officer, Rosaleen Dwyer.  THE garlic that is widely used in ... Read More

Nature on our Doorsteps: wild garlic
Arts & Culture

Food with Passion: Rhubarb & Crystalised Ginger Upside down Cake

May 6, 2022 0

Growing up I was never a huge fan of rhubarb! It’s probably because it evokes memories of over-boiled stringy rhubarb with lashings of Bird’s yellow ... Read More

Food with Passion: Rhubarb & Crystalised Ginger Upside down Cake
Arts & Culture

Insubs: Undying love for creating music

May 6, 2022 0

Insubs is a four piece band from the Tallaght area. The band is a mix of influences with an undying love for creating music and ... Read More

Insubs: Undying love for creating music
Arts & Culture

Victory Luke: Future plans for a book of poetry

May 5, 2022 0

A passion for crafting affecting poetry began for Victory Luke when she was in her early teens as a student in Collinstown Park Community College. ... Read More

Victory Luke: Future plans for a book of poetry
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

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
Sponsored Content

Looking for an apprenticeship? AirconMech is looking for you…

January 28, 2022 0

AirconMech, one of Ireland’s premier Mechanical and Engineering services company, is holding an apprenticeship open day on Wednesday, February 2. Specialising in the installation and ... Read More

Looking for an apprenticeship? AirconMech is looking for you…
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Meet Peter Dunne, Manager of Jordan’s Centra Springfield

December 22, 2021 0

“Everyday is different and that is one of the joys about it”, says Peter Dunne, who has been managing Jordan’s Centra in Springfield for the ... Read More

Meet Peter Dunne, Manager of Jordan’s Centra Springfield
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Study Data Centre Operations at TU Dublin Blanchardstown

December 21, 2021 0

Last chance to apply! AWS has partnered with TU Dublin Blanchardstown on the Data Centre Operations (DCO) course, starting in January 2022. According to AWS, ... Read More

Study Data Centre Operations at TU Dublin Blanchardstown
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Meet Sarah O’Reilly, Manager of Jordan’s Super Valu Fortunestown

December 17, 2021 0

MEET Sarah O’Reilly, the Manager of Jordan’s Super Valu in Fortunestown. Working with Jordan’s for more than 20 years, Sarah grew up in Springfield and ... Read More

Meet Sarah O’Reilly, Manager of Jordan’s Super Valu Fortunestown