Tallaght

Una ‘made a difference in a lot of people’s lives’

Hayden Moore- August 8, 2022 0

A BELOVED community leader, who was a key figure in GAA circles and a consummate home carer, has been remembered as having “made a difference ... Read More

Una ‘made a difference in a lot of people’s lives’
Playground inspector to be appointed to assess damage

Playground inspector to be appointed to assess damage

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SOUTH Dublin County Council is planning to appoint a playground inspector to review a playground in Jobstown, which has been unmaintained and damaged for two ... Read More

Safe Place campaign runs family event  with exercise classes

Safe Place campaign runs family event with exercise classes

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MEMBERS of the Make Watergate Park A Safe Place Campaign organised a fun family event with exercise classes in the popular park on Saturday Among ... Read More

Clondalkin

Campaign for Eoghan raises €30,000

Aideen O'Flaherty- August 5, 2022 0

OVER €30,000 has been raised for the family of a young Clondalkin man who was left paralysed from the neck down after a mountain-biking accident ... Read More

Campaign for Eoghan raises €30,000
Two plead guilty to burglary after ‘unsophisticated’ robbery

Two plead guilty to burglary after ‘unsophisticated’ robbery

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Two men who took part in an “unsophisticated” attempt to rob a pub in Drimnagh will be sentenced later this year, reports Eimear Dodd. Jason ... Read More

Issue of flying tricolour along with other national flags sorted

Issue of flying tricolour along with other national flags sorted

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A PROPOSAL for the Irish flag to be flown outside council offices when other flags are being flown has been approved by South Dublin County ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Sisters who endured abuse back campaign

Aideen O'Flaherty- August 8, 2022 0

THREE Ballyfermot sisters who endured years of sexual abuse at the hands of their father are backing a fundraising campaign for a charity for children ... Read More

Sisters who endured abuse back campaign
Local Faces: Derek Copley

Local Faces: Derek Copley

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BALLYFERMOT has a rich history of traditional music but the establishment of the Ballyer Trad Hub helped to provide a weekly focal point for dance ... Read More

Community is getting behind mother Lyndsey battling cancer

Community is getting behind mother Lyndsey battling cancer

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A YOUNG mother with terminal cancer is being supported by neighbours who have organised a fundraiser for the family. Neighbours of Lyndsey Murray from Ballyfermot, ... Read More

Lucan

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

Aideen O'Flaherty- August 3, 2022 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

74 apartments over three blocks are approved for Hayden’s Lane
St Finian’s club seeks retention permission for drop-off area

St Finian’s club seeks retention permission for drop-off area

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ST FINIAN’S GAA Club in Newcastle is seeking retention permission for an unmetalled drop-off area/car park and planning permission for two GAA pitch goal posts. ... Read More

‘Bin It’ education campaign launched to tackle gum litter

‘Bin It’ education campaign launched to tackle gum litter

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The Gum Litter Taskforce’s education campaign for South Dublin has been officially launched by Cllr Emma Murphy, Mayor of South Dublin County Council. The ‘Bin ... Read More

Sport

Night to remember for St Pat’s and Rovers

- August 5, 2022 0

IT WAS a special night for Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick’s Athletic on Thursday as both recorded famous victories on their European football journeys. Serge ... Read More

Night to remember for St Pat’s and Rovers
Sport

St Mary’s clubman Niall Rynne is named IRFU chairperson

- August 4, 2022 0

NIALL Rynne has been appointed Chairperson of the Management Committee of the IRFU following the retirement of Declan Madden from the role he has held ... Read More

St Mary’s clubman Niall Rynne is named IRFU chairperson
Sport

Dublin Lions and Oblate set for National League

- August 4, 2022 0

BOTH Abbey Seals Dublin Lions in Clondalkin and Drimnagh side, Oblate BC, are among five new additions to the MissQuote.ie Women’s National Basketball League Division ... Read More

Dublin Lions and Oblate set for National League
Sport

Former Peamount player Niamh signs for Parma

- August 4, 2022 0

FORMER Peamount United player Niamh Farrelly has signed for Italian club Parma ahead of the new Series A Femminile season, reports William O’Connor. The 23-year-old ... Read More

Former Peamount player Niamh signs for Parma
Sport

Davis seniors looking to maintain good form

- August 4, 2022 0

THOMAS Davis manager Ciaran Farrelly is hoping his side can bring their good run of form in the Division One League into the Senior Football ... Read More

Davis seniors looking to maintain good form
Business

Pharmacy staff provide free health checks for Men’s Shed members

- August 3, 2022 0

PHARMACY staff in Crumlin visited Dublin 12 Men’s Shed, providing free health checks for members of the group. LloydsPharmacy has teamed up with the Irish ... Read More

Pharmacy staff provide free health checks for Men’s Shed members
Business

Thorntons understood to be in advance talks to buy City Bin

- August 3, 2022 0

PARK West company Thorntons Recycling, is believed to be in advanced talks to buy City Bin Co in a deal that will lead to a ... Read More

Thorntons understood to be in advance talks to buy City Bin
Business

Over €2.5m raised for children’s charities by Woodies in seven years

- July 28, 2022 0

WOODIES has raised €2.5 million in the last seven years for children’s charities in Ireland. Their 2022 fundraising campaign kicks off Sunday July 17 to ... Read More

Over €2.5m raised for children’s charities by Woodies in seven years
Business

Iconic Business Bursary goes to Grab Same Day Delivery firm

- July 26, 2022 0

Grab Same Day Delivery has won The Iconic Business Bursary in the competition’s first year. A fully independent Irish-owned company, Grab was announced as the ... Read More

Iconic Business Bursary goes to Grab Same Day Delivery firm
Business

There is a lot going on in a very positive way – council’s CEO

- July 26, 2022 0

THE current sitting South Dublin County Council has passed a total of 43 Part 8 housing development proposals and “there is a lot going on ... Read More

There is a lot going on in a very positive way – council’s CEO
Developer seeking extension to the duration of planning permission

Developer seeking extension to the duration of planning permission

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A DEVELOPER is seeking an extension to the duration of planning permission for the construction of four three-bed houses on Crag Avenue in Clondalkin. LT ... Read More

Ballyboden Tidy Towns objects to ‘overdevelopment’ of site

Ballyboden Tidy Towns objects to ‘overdevelopment’ of site

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AN APPEAL has been lodged by Ballyboden Tidy Towns against South Dublin County Council’s decision to grant permission for a 111-bed nursing home in Ballyboden. ... Read More

Permission sought for building of 294 homes beside Clondalkin/Fonthill station

Permission sought for building of 294 homes beside Clondalkin/Fonthill station

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KELLAND Homes has submitted plans for the construction of 294 dwellings on a 6.3-hectare site within the Clonburris SDZ in the townland of Cappagh in ... Read More

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
Arts & Culture

Home Boys Home: Writers group launch collection of stories and poetry

- August 4, 2022 0

The Ballyfermot Writers’ Group launched a new book, containing a collection of short stories and poetry about homelessness, in the Laurels in Clondalkin last Thursday, ... Read More

Home Boys Home: Writers group launch collection of stories and poetry
Arts & Culture

Blah Blah Blah: Irish rock band release new single about political climate

- August 4, 2022 0

California-based Irish rock band ONOFF are back with their new single ‘Blah Blah Blah’, offering a searing assessment of the political climate in the States ... Read More

Blah Blah Blah: Irish rock band release new single about political climate
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Stars of the Meadows

- July 27, 2022 0

Over the past number of years South Dublin County Council has been operating a management programme of grass-cutting in selected areas for the benefit of ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Stars of the Meadows
Arts & Culture

Harmony to help the hospice: R.A.M.S. in rhythm perform in The Square

- July 26, 2022 0

The members of a retired men’s choir based in Rathcoole recently performed in The Square Shopping Centre in Tallaght to the delight of shoppers and ... Read More

Harmony to help the hospice: R.A.M.S. in rhythm perform in The Square
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