Tallaght

‘Crack cocaine use is a permanent feature’

Mary Dennehy- December 6, 2021 0

THE support needed by families and communities impacted on by a rise in crack cocaine use was the focus of an address to the Oireachtas ... Read More

‘Crack cocaine use is a permanent feature’
Aidan was a passionate community activist

Aidan was a passionate community activist

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THE COMMUNITY in Tallaght are remembering Aidan Thomas, a passionate community activist and a driving force who spent his life striving to make Tallaght a ... Read More

Citywise kids are Sheer’ class with Ed on Late Late Toy Show

Citywise kids are Sheer’ class with Ed on Late Late Toy Show

Tallaght 0

SIX young people from Citywise Education in Jobstown wowed viewers when they performed alongside Ed Sheeran on The Late Late Toy Show last Friday. The ... Read More

Clondalkin

Gardai target burglars in lead up to Christmas

Maurice Garvey- December 6, 2021 0

GARDAI have strengthened burglary task teams in the lead up to Christmas. Policing districts in Clondalkin, Lucan, and Ronanstown, have initiated “tasking units”, which operate ... Read More

Gardai target burglars in lead up to Christmas
Annual Laurels Santa Cycle fundraiser for brain injuries

Annual Laurels Santa Cycle fundraiser for brain injuries

Clondalkin 0

THE Laurels Cycle crew are set to hold their annual ‘Santa Cycle’ fundraising event in aid of acquired brain injury services and support charity, Headway, ... Read More

Local Faces: Dolores Byrne

Local Faces: Dolores Byrne

Clondalkin 0

A FAMILIAR face in the community, manager of Bawnogue Youth and Community Centre, Dolores Byrne, has worked with and supported people in the area for ... Read More

Ballyfermot

Musical pony rides, workshops, art, and a spectacular laser show

Maurice Garvey- December 3, 2021 0

A HIGHLY ambitious event takes place in Ballyfermot this week – featuring multiple moving parts, input from a wide range of groups and organisations, a ... Read More

Musical pony rides, workshops, art, and a spectacular laser show
Secondary school takes part in campaign to end LGBT+ bullying

Secondary school takes part in campaign to end LGBT+ bullying

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STUDENTS at Mercy Secondary School are recognising and celebrating the LGBTI+ community by participating in a national campaign to end LGBTI+ bullying. For 12 years ... Read More

Parcel delivery unit closure seen as another blow to community

Parcel delivery unit closure seen as another blow to community

Ballyfermot 0

THE closure of An Post’s parcel delivery unit in Ballyfermot is another blow to the community after Chapelizod lost its local post office in June. ... Read More

Lucan

Businesses concerned with plans to reduce parking in the village

Maurice Garvey- December 2, 2021 0

BUSINESSES who provide health services in Lucan Village have formed an alliance over serious concerns they have with regard to plans by South Dublin County ... Read More

Businesses concerned with plans to reduce parking in the village
Almost €160k laundered through man’s accounts linked to fraud

Almost €160k laundered through man’s accounts linked to fraud

Lucan 0

A man who allowed his bank accounts to launder nearly €160,000 linked to an international invoice redirection fraud has been given a year to come ... Read More

Hard work pays off for Tidy Towns groups

Hard work pays off for Tidy Towns groups

Lucan 0

HARD work and determination paid off for Tidy Towns groups in South Dublin following the announcement of the National Tidy Towns results. Among the groups ... Read More

Sport

St Anne’s prevail in epic Shield decider

December 2, 2021 0

ST ANNE’S got their hands on the Under 16C Football Shield following an epic battle with Naomh Mearnóg in Bohernabreena on Saturday. Deadlocked at full ... Read More

St Anne’s prevail in epic Shield decider
Sport

Doyle helps down the ‘Dam for St Mark’s in Leinster Championship

December 2, 2021 0

THE INTRODUCTION of Aaron Doyle off the bench helped propel St Mark’s to a 3-8 to 1-9 victory over Amsterdam in the Leinster Junior Football ... Read More

Doyle helps down the ‘Dam for St Mark’s in Leinster Championship
Sport

Laadjel selected for European Championships

December 2, 2021 0

ABDEL Laadjel has been selected for the Ireland Under 20 team that will contest the European Cross Country Championships in Abbotstown on December 12. The ... Read More

Laadjel selected for European Championships
Sport

McCabe and Gunners one step away from FA Cup glory

December 2, 2021 0

FRESH from helping her country achieve a record-breaking victory over Georgia at Tallaght Stadium this week, Kilnamanagh’s Katie McCabe will be aiming to add another ... Read More

McCabe and Gunners one step away from FA Cup glory
Sport

Perth parts ways with Dundalk

December 1, 2021 0

TALLAGHT native Vinny Perth has departed his role as head coach of Dundalk FC for a second time. After initially being relieved of his duties ... Read More

Perth parts ways with Dundalk
Business

Carnivore Kelly’s – a cut above the rest for the needs of your pet

December 1, 2021 0

A LOCAL business selling raw food for dogs and cats is on a mission to provide the best quality pet food for our furry friends. ... Read More

Carnivore Kelly’s – a cut above the rest for the needs of your pet
Business

Not Just a Princess firm scoops ‘Best New Start’ award

December 1, 2021 0

TALLAGHT entrepreneur Gavin Leonard won ‘Best New Start’ for his Not Just a Princess company at the Belfast regional final of the 2021 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn ... Read More

Not Just a Princess firm scoops ‘Best New Start’ award
Business

Despite setbacks, Movies@ forges ahead with 13-screen cinema plans at The Square

November 23, 2021 0

THE latest accounts for Movies@, which is set to open a cinema in Tallaght before Christmas, have been impacted significantly by Covid closures. Revenues at ... Read More

Despite setbacks, Movies@ forges ahead with 13-screen cinema plans at The Square
Business

There is a real sense of energy and positivity in South Dublin

November 16, 2021 0

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English TD, visited the South Dublin Local Enterprise Office (LEO) on Thursday, November 4 as part ... Read More

There is a real sense of energy and positivity in South Dublin
Business

Flagship Movrs footwear store to open near Westbury hotel

November 16, 2021 0

CLONDALKIN native Brian Ormond announced the opening of his new premium footwear store in the city centre this week. The radio and TV presenter will ... Read More

Flagship Movrs footwear store to open near Westbury hotel
Council turns down application for new 20-metre mast at community centre

Council turns down application for new 20-metre mast at community centre

Property 0

PLANS to replace a decommissioned chimney flue with a 20-metre-high telecommunications mast have been refused permission by South Dublin County Council. Ontower Ireland Ltd applied ... Read More

Greenhills Rd concerns about ‘excessive’ scale of apartments

Greenhills Rd concerns about ‘excessive’ scale of apartments

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ADDITIONAL information for plans to demolish a three-storey apartment block for newer apartment blocks with a scale of between three and six storeys has been ... Read More

Football Club €500k two-storey clubhouse plans get the green light

Football Club €500k two-storey clubhouse plans get the green light

Property 0

PLANS for a new two-storey clubhouse for Kilnamanagh AFC have been given the green light by South Dublin County Council. As previously reported in The ... Read More

Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Hawthorn’s many benefits

December 3, 2021 0

One of the most obvious fruits remaining in the hedgerows now are the bunches of red haws on the Hawthorn. Being a native species, Hawthorn ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Hawthorn’s many benefits
Arts & Culture

Inspiring Wellbeing: Mental Health advocate James Lumumba’s new podcast

December 2, 2021 0

Hailing from Tallaght is locally known mental health advocate James Lumumba with his latest release of ‘Don’t be Afraid to Talk – The Podcast’. Locals ... Read More

Inspiring Wellbeing: Mental Health advocate James Lumumba’s new podcast
Arts & Culture

Food with JP Passion: Christmas Dinner Tray-bake

November 25, 2021 0

This is a fantastic recipe for those who are not catering for many guests on Christmas day or indeed for those who may not be ... Read More

Food with JP Passion: Christmas Dinner Tray-bake
Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Sleeping away the winter chill

November 25, 2021 0

The only animals that truly hibernate in Ireland are bats and hedgehogs. As winter arrives, these creatures drop their heart rate and body temperature. This ... Read More

Nature on our doorsteps: Sleeping away the winter chill
Arts & Culture

‘The Untold Theft of Christmas’ – Students inspired the artwork for new book

November 23, 2021 0

Dublin author A.J. Long uses artwork from local students as inspiration for his Christmas-themed book: ‘The Snuggler’s: The Untold Theft of Christmas’ reports London Brazal. ... Read More

‘The Untold Theft of Christmas’ – Students inspired the artwork for new book
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

Walfrid Private is growing and looking for people to join its team…

December 1, 2021 0

Walfrid Private in Ballymount is growing and looking for like-minded people to join the team. If you work in a bank, a brokerage, a life ... Read More

Walfrid Private is growing and looking for people to join its team…
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Implementing the EU Green Deal more urgent than ever after COP26

November 26, 2021 0

For some time now, the European Union has been leading the way in the fight against climate change. "As European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness recalls, “When ... Read More

Implementing the EU Green Deal more urgent than ever after COP26
Sponsored Content

Your Bus Network is Growing

November 19, 2021 0

The new BusConnects network has started rolling out across Dublin this year. Phase 2 will be launched on 28th November in West Dublin and East ... Read More

Your Bus Network is Growing
Business

Lion Medical Dental Clinic one-stop destination

October 12, 2021 0

ADVERTORIAL Lion Medical Dental Clinic in Tallaght is your one-stop destination for comprehensive dental treatments. Opening in November 2020 and conveniently located on High Street ... Read More

Lion Medical Dental Clinic one-stop destination
Sponsored Content

REA McGee brings two properties in Rathfarnham and Drimnagh to market

October 8, 2021 0

ADVERTORIAL REA McGee has brought two homes to market in the Rathfarnham and Drimnagh areas, with viewings now open. The first home is a four-bed ... Read More

REA McGee brings two properties in Rathfarnham and Drimnagh to market