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Dental workshops aim to get to the root of problem

By Mary Dennehy

A SERIES of children’s dental workshops aim to get to the root of the problem and brighten up smiles in Tallaght through education.

A drive is currently underway to improve children’s dental health in Tallaght, after an Irish study found that 37 per cent of

yesterday 11:19
Cannabis grow house was discovered behind petition

By Brion Hoban

A “cannabis grow house” was discovered behind a false partition in a beautician's wardrobe by firemen searching for the source of a fire, a court has heard.

Elwira Syfert (40) of James' Court, Dublin 8, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to

yesterday 11:19
Learning and Innovation category added to awards

By Aideen O'Flaherty

EXCITEMENT is building for this year’s annual Tallaght Person of the Year Awards, with the inclusion of a new award category, Learning and Innovation, ensuring that all aspects of Tallaght life will be recognised at the glittering awards ceremony in the Red Cow

2019-11-12 14:13
‘Captain’ Niall was highly regarded at GAA Club

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A STALWART of St Anne’s GAA Club in Bohernabreena, who passed away on Monday, has been fondly remembered as an unwavering supporter of the club, and a popular and well-liked man.

Niall Callery, who lived in St Maelruans Park and passed away in Tallaght

2019-11-12 13:10
Helping out the homeless for Christmas Day

By Mary Dennehy

PREPARATIONS are underway for the community-led Christmas Day dinner for the homeless in Tallaght.

Since its inception in 2014, the numbers attending the Christmas Day dinner for the homeless have more than doubled from 140 in its first year to 315 in

2019-11-11 15:07
Man (30s) arrested after attempted robbery at Tallaght service station
The incident occurred at around 6pm this evening.
2019-11-09 02:43
Defibrillators 'are not toys - they can help save lives'

By Mary Dennehy

AN APPEAL has been made for communities to spread awareness of the importance of defibrillators, after a life-saving device was removed from a public space in Kilnamanagh.

There are currently three community-based defibrillators in Kilnamanagh, all fundraised for by

2019-11-08 16:46
'Countless lives will be saved' as a result of Dylan undergoing treatment

By Aideen O'Flaherty 

THE funeral of Dylan O’Neill, who died last month at 21 years of age while undergoing treatment for a rare genetic condition, will take place in St Mary’s Priory in Tallaght village this Saturday, November 9, at 11am.

As previously reported in The

2019-11-08 14:40
‘Complete turnaround’ in life for former drug user

By Fiona Ferguson

A former drug user who robbed shops while in the throes of a crack cocaine and heroin addiction has received a suspended sentence after a “complete turnaround” in his life.

Laurence Bryan (36) had committed the robberies at knifepoint in 2016 to feed his

2019-11-06 15:25
Irish Street Leagues gave Laurence the opporunity to move forward with his life

By Maurice Garvey

FORMER armed robber Laurence Bryan’s “turnaround” in life was evident to see when The Echo met the Tallaght native at the Mansion House last June, during the announcement of the Irish Homeless World Cup team.

While in rehab at Coolmine for drug addiction,

2019-11-06 15:25
Revised BusConnects plan published for public scrutiny

By Mary Dennehy

THE consultation process for the revised BusConnects plan has this week started, and will run until Tuesday, December 3.

Last year the National Transport Authority (NTA) published a draft review, which received submissions, emails and letters from around 50,000

2019-11-04 18:16
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Dental workshops aim to get to the root of problem

By Mary Dennehy

A SERIES of children’s dental workshops aim to get to the root of the problem and brighten up smiles in Tallaght through education.

A drive is currently underway to improve children’s dental health in Tallaght, after an Irish study found that 37 per cent of

yesterday 11:19
Cannabis grow house was discovered behind petition

By Brion Hoban

A “cannabis grow house” was discovered behind a false partition in a beautician's wardrobe by firemen searching for the source of a fire, a court has heard.

Elwira Syfert (40) of James' Court, Dublin 8, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to

yesterday 11:19
Learning and Innovation category added to awards

By Aideen O'Flaherty

EXCITEMENT is building for this year’s annual Tallaght Person of the Year Awards, with the inclusion of a new award category, Learning and Innovation, ensuring that all aspects of Tallaght life will be recognised at the glittering awards ceremony in the Red Cow

2019-11-12 14:13
‘Captain’ Niall was highly regarded at GAA Club

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A STALWART of St Anne’s GAA Club in Bohernabreena, who passed away on Monday, has been fondly remembered as an unwavering supporter of the club, and a popular and well-liked man.

Niall Callery, who lived in St Maelruans Park and passed away in Tallaght

2019-11-12 13:10
Helping out the homeless for Christmas Day

By Mary Dennehy

PREPARATIONS are underway for the community-led Christmas Day dinner for the homeless in Tallaght.

Since its inception in 2014, the numbers attending the Christmas Day dinner for the homeless have more than doubled from 140 in its first year to 315 in

2019-11-11 15:07
Man (30s) arrested after attempted robbery at Tallaght service station
The incident occurred at around 6pm this evening.
2019-11-09 02:43
Defibrillators 'are not toys - they can help save lives'

By Mary Dennehy

AN APPEAL has been made for communities to spread awareness of the importance of defibrillators, after a life-saving device was removed from a public space in Kilnamanagh.

There are currently three community-based defibrillators in Kilnamanagh, all fundraised for by

2019-11-08 16:46
'Countless lives will be saved' as a result of Dylan undergoing treatment

By Aideen O'Flaherty 

THE funeral of Dylan O’Neill, who died last month at 21 years of age while undergoing treatment for a rare genetic condition, will take place in St Mary’s Priory in Tallaght village this Saturday, November 9, at 11am.

As previously reported in The

2019-11-08 14:40
‘Complete turnaround’ in life for former drug user

By Fiona Ferguson

A former drug user who robbed shops while in the throes of a crack cocaine and heroin addiction has received a suspended sentence after a “complete turnaround” in his life.

Laurence Bryan (36) had committed the robberies at knifepoint in 2016 to feed his

2019-11-06 15:25
Irish Street Leagues gave Laurence the opporunity to move forward with his life

By Maurice Garvey

FORMER armed robber Laurence Bryan’s “turnaround” in life was evident to see when The Echo met the Tallaght native at the Mansion House last June, during the announcement of the Irish Homeless World Cup team.

While in rehab at Coolmine for drug addiction,

2019-11-06 15:25
Revised BusConnects plan published for public scrutiny

By Mary Dennehy

THE consultation process for the revised BusConnects plan has this week started, and will run until Tuesday, December 3.

Last year the National Transport Authority (NTA) published a draft review, which received submissions, emails and letters from around 50,000

2019-11-04 18:16
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