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Zappone supports the Irish Blue Cross at Tymon Park

Local animal welfare groups are receiving €573,000 in funding to support their work in communities, according to Dublin South West TD and Independent Minister,...

Tallaght Children’s Hospital patients get special Christmas visit

Yesterday the young patients in the National Children's Hospital in Tallaght were visited by Irish band The Riptide Movement, Fair City cast members Una...

Crowe blasts government’s “bonkers” lack of urgency around budgets for Drug...

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the lack of urgency around budgets for Drug Task Forces as another symptom of the malaise...

RTB now dealing with five illegal evictions a week

The Residential Tenancies Board are dealing with four to five cases of illegal evictions every week. This is according to their director Rosalind Carroll who...

St Vincent de Paul say data shows hundreds of thousands of...

SVP say new data confirms their experience that hundreds of thousands of low income households continue to be unable to afford essentials like food,...

Pope’s Dublin visit to cost €20m

Pope Francis' five day visit to Dublin next summer is going to cost an estimated €20m according to Archbishop Diarmaid Martin who was speaking on...

Telephone counselling service opens today and will be available all over...

Telephone counselling and support service Connect is to extend its hours during Christmas to open every evening from today (Monday 18th) until Monday, January...

Waiting times to see a gastroenterologist in Tallaght Hospital “unacceptable”

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the lengthy outpatient waiting list to see a gastroenterologist in Tallaght Hospital as unacceptable.  The Sinn...

New housing support and advocacy group launches in Tallaght

With latest figures revealing the shocking extent of the homeless crisis in Dublin, one local based man is doing all he can to help...

Winners of South Dublin County Council’s Christmas Decoration Competition 2017

The Mayor of South Dublin County Council Paul Fogarty yesterday presented the winners of the SDCC Christmas Decoration Recycling Competition with their prizes in...

Report reveals nearly half of Dublin’s homeless families were forced out...

The latest report from the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive shows that 40% of families became homeless due to being served notice to quit by...

Councillor says “Phoenix Children’s at Tallaght” causing confusion

Local Councillor Charlie O’Connor has welcomed remarks by Minister for Health Simon Harris about the naming of the new Children’s Hospital being developed at...

Local graduate comes first in Royal College of Surgeons exams

Congratulations to Kieran Connolly from Tallaght who graduated from RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) with a BSc in Physiotherapy plus the Silver medal...

Winter Open Exhibition kicks off in Rua Red

The Winter Open 2017, an annual exhibition of work from throughout the whole island of Ireland, chosen from an open submission call by Rua...

Dublin Film Critics Circle 2017 awards announced

The members of the Dublin Film Critics Circle have, for the 11th year, selected their favourite works of 2017.  In common with many awarding...

IKA Campaign urges families to discuss “the gift of life” at...

RTÉ's News Anchor and Courts reporter Vivienne Traynor, a living kidney donor, today stepped out with ten year old Luke Herlihy and his kidney...

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