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‘Every child wants their mammy but she was cruelly taken from us’

By Aideen O'Flaherty

GARDAI have launched a fresh appeal for information on the murder of Clondalkin woman Antoinette Smith, whose body was found in the Wicklow Mountains in 1988, after she disappeared following a David Bowie concert in Slane Castle in 1987.

Antoinette, who was

2019-07-19 18:31
Fr Damian celebrates 25 years in the priesthood

By Maurice Garvey

CLONDALKIN village celebrated a milestone for parish priest Fr Damian Farnon, who this week reflects on 25 years ordained as a man of the cloth.

Based in Clondalkin village parish for the last 12 years, Fr Damian is optimistic about the link between the church and

2019-07-19 18:31
Kick cancer in the butt

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A FUNDRAISING event for Our Lady’s Hospice, called Kick Cancer in the Butt, will be held in the Citywest Hotel this Saturday, July 20, in memory of Clondalkin woman Geraldine Galvin, who passed away in 2014 at 45 years old.

Features of the event will

2019-07-19 14:19
Residents express anger at loss of Jigsaw services

By Maurice Garvey 

The impending loss of Jigsaw Clondalkin services for young people  is being put down to the commercialisation of mental health services.

With Clondalkin Jigsaw set to be ‘integrated’ to Tallaght Jigsaw by April 2020, residents mobilised on Wednesday

2019-07-17 12:40
41 new social homes will be built at St Mark’s Avenue

By Maurice Garvey

SOUTH Dublin County Council approved the construction of 41 new social homes at St Mark’s Avenue, Clondalkin at Monday’s council meeting.

The development will include nine bungalows that will be designated specifically for older person’s

2019-07-16 13:25
Birds could make a Swift exit

By Maurice Garvey

A BIRD enthusiast has warned of a Swift exit in Clondalkin Village, should proposed plans for a 155-bed nursing home at Presentation Convent go ahead.

A colony of Swifts are located in the cloisters of the convent building, a site earmarked for development,

2019-07-12 17:01
Drugs and Alcohol Task Force – model of practice document

By Maurice Garvey

A PERSON suffering from drug addiction and a mental health issue in Irish communities, has long been left in an awkward position due to a lack of joined up services.

Dual diagnosis, to give it it’s clinical term, essentially leads to little or no interagency

2019-07-12 13:52
Daily News
Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?
A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.
yesterday 09:37
Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint?
Leo Varadkar is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Mícheál Martin said yesterday that he’s walking “a lot”.
2019-07-19 12:22
Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?
Minister Eoghan Murphy has said a referendum on the topic could be held as early as next year.
2019-07-16 10:25
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