Friday, August 17, 2018
The Tallaght Litter Mugs in action at Sean Walsh Park

Delight as Sean Walsh Park gets Green Flag award

Tallaght has its first Green Flag park after Sean Walsh Park was awarded the honour last week. Tallaght Community Council began to actively focus...
Mayor Ward said he was “furious” that one of the arguments used is the proximity of the Old Carmelite Monastery site to schools.

Mayor angered by Old Carmelite Monastery homeless hub objections

The Mayor of South Dublin has said he is angered at correspondence he has received in relation to the potential establishment of a homeless...
Blue Skies Initiative

Blue Skies Initiative aiming to improve outcomes for children

A local initiative is helping to bring new parents together and teach them skills aimed at helping to develop children’s health and wellbeing. The...
Councillors submit appeals against proposed Clonburris development

Councillors submit appeals against proposed Clonburris development

A number of councillors have submitted appeals against the proposed Clonburris development to An Bord Pleanala. The amended plan for the proposed Strategic Development...
Concerns have been raised about the welfare of dogs in Ashton Dog Pound

Concerns raised over Ashton Dog Pound

South Dublin County councillors have unanimously backed a motion voicing concerns about a dog pound the council have contracted to house stray dogs. The council...
Gino Kenny and Madeleine Johansson with striking Lloyd's Pharmacy workers outside the Mill Shopping Centre

Strikers at Mill Shopping Centre forced to picket in car park

Management of the Mill Shopping Centre in Clondalkin have been criticised for moving striking workers out of the centre. Workers at Lloyd’s Pharmacies across the...

Calls for tougher stance on quads and scramblers across Dublin

Legislative change may be needed to tackle the misuse of scramblers and quad bikes, according to one Dublin TD. Deputy John Curran (FF) made the...
South Dublin Mayor Mark Ward defended his party's record on housing

Mayor defends party’s record on housing

The Mayor of South Dublin has defended his party’s record on housing, following accusations that they have failed to properly deal with the housing...
A horse enjoys some water delivered by volunteers from My Lovely Horse Rescue

Mistreated horse found with spinal damage from ill treatment put down

A mistreated horse had to be euthanised after it was found with its hind quarters paralysed last week in Rathfarnham. The mare was discovered near...
School crossing

Number of incidents at school crossings ‘quite high’

South Dublin County Council (SDCC) have described the number of incidents that occurred at school crossings in the last school term as “quite high”. During...

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