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80 young people turn up for free SUMS maths grinds drop-in centre

By Mary Dennehy

AROUND 80 young people turned up for a new maths drop-in centre in Tallaght, which is offering free maths grinds to school students within their own community.

Independent Senator Lynn Ruane is part of the team behind the SUMS programme, which is running across

yesterday 12:55
Mother given lifetime ban from owning pets

By Tom Tuite

A mother-of-two has been spared jail but was given a lifetime pet ban after her two dogs were found in emaciated and starving conditions.

Kelly Bennett, with an address at Glenshane Grove, Tallaght, wept in court as she was prosecuted for neglecting her

2019-01-21 17:55
Father-of-three who stole €2,500 from 87-year-old man outside bank receives suspended sentence

By Isabel Hayes and Brion Hoban

A father-of-three who robbed an elderly man of €2,500 while suffering a “manic episode” has received a fully suspended sentence, reports Isabel Hayes and Brion Hoban.

Alan Behan (27) with an address in Benmadigan Road, Drimnagh pleaded

2019-01-21 17:55
Construction commences on the €2.8 million library

By Aideen O'Flaherty

WORK commenced on the construction of the new €2.8 million Castletymon Library this week, with builders beginning work on the site on Tuesday.

As previously reported in The Echo, the original Castletymon Library closed in December 2017 after South Dublin

2019-01-18 18:31
Belgard Inn development plans for a new coffee shop

By Aideen O'Flaherty

LIDL has lodged a planning application with South Dublin County Council in relation to their development at the former site of the Belgard Inn, seeking an amendment for the change of use of the ground and first floor of one of their permitted retail units to

2019-01-17 17:19
‘Cheeky attempt to profiteer’ by increasing size of development

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A DEVELOPER’S planning application, seeking to increase the number of permitted residential units in a mixed-use development in Greenhills, has been described by a local councillor as “a cheeky attempt to profiteer”.

Developers Double E Investments

2019-01-16 15:04
House prices to rise by five per cent in the Tallaght district

By Aideen O'Flaherty

IT IS predicted that there will be a five per cent increase in house prices in Tallaght this year, with a local estate agent saying that the area is particularly attractive to first-time buyers and long-term renters who want to get on the property

2019-01-15 14:56
Maxi Zoo customers in Tallaght help raise over €25k for service dogs

Maxi Zoo customers in Tallaght have helped to raise a whopping €25,650 which is set to transform the lives of children with autism by providing them with highly trained assistance dogs.

The amount was raised as part of the annual Maxi Zoo Give Paw fundraising campaign and all proceeds

2019-01-14 18:59
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80 young people turn up for free SUMS maths grinds drop-in centre

By Mary Dennehy

AROUND 80 young people turned up for a new maths drop-in centre in Tallaght, which is offering free maths grinds to school students within their own community.

Independent Senator Lynn Ruane is part of the team behind the SUMS programme, which is running across

yesterday 12:55
Mother given lifetime ban from owning pets

By Tom Tuite

A mother-of-two has been spared jail but was given a lifetime pet ban after her two dogs were found in emaciated and starving conditions.

Kelly Bennett, with an address at Glenshane Grove, Tallaght, wept in court as she was prosecuted for neglecting her

2019-01-21 17:55
Father-of-three who stole €2,500 from 87-year-old man outside bank receives suspended sentence

By Isabel Hayes and Brion Hoban

A father-of-three who robbed an elderly man of €2,500 while suffering a “manic episode” has received a fully suspended sentence, reports Isabel Hayes and Brion Hoban.

Alan Behan (27) with an address in Benmadigan Road, Drimnagh pleaded

2019-01-21 17:55
Construction commences on the €2.8 million library

By Aideen O'Flaherty

WORK commenced on the construction of the new €2.8 million Castletymon Library this week, with builders beginning work on the site on Tuesday.

As previously reported in The Echo, the original Castletymon Library closed in December 2017 after South Dublin

2019-01-18 18:31
Belgard Inn development plans for a new coffee shop

By Aideen O'Flaherty

LIDL has lodged a planning application with South Dublin County Council in relation to their development at the former site of the Belgard Inn, seeking an amendment for the change of use of the ground and first floor of one of their permitted retail units to

2019-01-17 17:19
‘Cheeky attempt to profiteer’ by increasing size of development

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A DEVELOPER’S planning application, seeking to increase the number of permitted residential units in a mixed-use development in Greenhills, has been described by a local councillor as “a cheeky attempt to profiteer”.

Developers Double E Investments

2019-01-16 15:04
House prices to rise by five per cent in the Tallaght district

By Aideen O'Flaherty

IT IS predicted that there will be a five per cent increase in house prices in Tallaght this year, with a local estate agent saying that the area is particularly attractive to first-time buyers and long-term renters who want to get on the property

2019-01-15 14:56
Maxi Zoo customers in Tallaght help raise over €25k for service dogs

Maxi Zoo customers in Tallaght have helped to raise a whopping €25,650 which is set to transform the lives of children with autism by providing them with highly trained assistance dogs.

The amount was raised as part of the annual Maxi Zoo Give Paw fundraising campaign and all proceeds

2019-01-14 18:59
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