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Elderly woman dies after fall outside car test centre

By Hayden Moore

A WOMAN in her eighties has died from head injuries sustained at the National Car Test (NCT) Centre in Tallaght.

The elderly woman fell at the premises located on the Greenhills Road last Tuesday, January 7, and was transported to Tallaght University Hospital

2020-01-20 18:16
Crimestoppers launch appeal over hit and run which left man dead in 2017
Both the driver and at least one passenger fled the scene on foot and, to date, have not been identified.
2020-01-18 02:55
Officer Mark retires after 40 years service to people

By Mary Dennehy

AFTER nearly four decades of policing in Tallaght, Garda Mark Redmond looks back at when he first came to the area armed with a whistle – and was set to become one of the country’s first community police officers.

Tallaght Garda Station’s Crime Prevention

2020-01-17 14:40
150 people attend the St Anne’s GAA Fun Run

By Aideen O'Flaherty

OVER 150 people laced up their running shoes to take part in St Anne’s GAA Club’s annual fun run in Bohernabreena on Sunday.

The longstanding highlight of the St Anne’s calendar sees runners zipping through roads around Bohernabreena, including some

2020-01-17 13:37
12 birch trees planted as part of new estate are vandalised

By Mary Dennehy

THOSE responsible for breaking 12 birch trees in a Tallaght greenspace to fuel a bonfire have been described as being “devoid of any empathy” for the local environment.

Last Thursday, January 9, this is the scene that faced Dodder Action volunteers as they cycled

2020-01-16 16:37
Tallaght disappoints in IBAL litter survey

By Aideen O'Flaherty

TALLAGHT’S ranking in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) Anti-Litter League survey has been described as “disappointing”, after the cleanliness of the area has slipped down towards the bottom of the national survey.

The survey, carried out

2020-01-16 15:34
Used nappies scattered across Jobstown Park

By Mary Dennehy

THE issue of illegal dumping in a Tallaght park was this week raised with South Dublin County Council due to the volume of rubbish dumped after the Christmas and New Year break.

After receiving a complaint, Tallaght councillor Baby Pereppadan (Fine Gael) this

2020-01-15 13:19
Residents concerned about pavilion safety

By Aideen O'Flaherty

RESIDENTS who live near the development of the new sports pavilion in Dodder Valley Park in Old Bawn have raised concerns about the security of the site once the development is complete – including the potential issue of cars and scrambler bikes gaining access

2020-01-14 19:28
Syringe, bathtub, couch and scaffolding found in stream

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A DEDICATED team of volunteers collected 40 bags of rubbish, and other waste including a bathtub, drug paraphernalia which included a syringe, and a couch.

Other items collected were bikes, scooters, a parasol, scaffolding, a shopping trolley and a mattress,

2020-01-13 18:16
Daily News
Elderly woman dies after fall outside car test centre

By Hayden Moore

A WOMAN in her eighties has died from head injuries sustained at the National Car Test (NCT) Centre in Tallaght.

The elderly woman fell at the premises located on the Greenhills Road last Tuesday, January 7, and was transported to Tallaght University Hospital

2020-01-20 18:16
Crimestoppers launch appeal over hit and run which left man dead in 2017
Both the driver and at least one passenger fled the scene on foot and, to date, have not been identified.
2020-01-18 02:55
Officer Mark retires after 40 years service to people

By Mary Dennehy

AFTER nearly four decades of policing in Tallaght, Garda Mark Redmond looks back at when he first came to the area armed with a whistle – and was set to become one of the country’s first community police officers.

Tallaght Garda Station’s Crime Prevention

2020-01-17 14:40
150 people attend the St Anne’s GAA Fun Run

By Aideen O'Flaherty

OVER 150 people laced up their running shoes to take part in St Anne’s GAA Club’s annual fun run in Bohernabreena on Sunday.

The longstanding highlight of the St Anne’s calendar sees runners zipping through roads around Bohernabreena, including some

2020-01-17 13:37
12 birch trees planted as part of new estate are vandalised

By Mary Dennehy

THOSE responsible for breaking 12 birch trees in a Tallaght greenspace to fuel a bonfire have been described as being “devoid of any empathy” for the local environment.

Last Thursday, January 9, this is the scene that faced Dodder Action volunteers as they cycled

2020-01-16 16:37
Tallaght disappoints in IBAL litter survey

By Aideen O'Flaherty

TALLAGHT’S ranking in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) Anti-Litter League survey has been described as “disappointing”, after the cleanliness of the area has slipped down towards the bottom of the national survey.

The survey, carried out

2020-01-16 15:34
Used nappies scattered across Jobstown Park

By Mary Dennehy

THE issue of illegal dumping in a Tallaght park was this week raised with South Dublin County Council due to the volume of rubbish dumped after the Christmas and New Year break.

After receiving a complaint, Tallaght councillor Baby Pereppadan (Fine Gael) this

2020-01-15 13:19
Residents concerned about pavilion safety

By Aideen O'Flaherty

RESIDENTS who live near the development of the new sports pavilion in Dodder Valley Park in Old Bawn have raised concerns about the security of the site once the development is complete – including the potential issue of cars and scrambler bikes gaining access

2020-01-14 19:28
Syringe, bathtub, couch and scaffolding found in stream

By Aideen O'Flaherty

A DEDICATED team of volunteers collected 40 bags of rubbish, and other waste including a bathtub, drug paraphernalia which included a syringe, and a couch.

Other items collected were bikes, scooters, a parasol, scaffolding, a shopping trolley and a mattress,

2020-01-13 18:16
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