55 bags of litter pulled from Whitestown Stream

Abiding by social distancing guidelines, Dodder Action and Tallaght Litter Mugs came together to give the Whitestown Stream an overdue spring clean. 35 volunteers met at Croi Ro Naofa GAA Club in Killinarden and made their way through the stream - collecting 55 bags of litter, discarded scooters and "hundreds of hippie crack canisters". Dodder Action post updates surrounding their clean-ups...

South Dublin Libraries calling young citizen journalists

Creating a collective memory, South Dublin libraries are looking for young people to write about their experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. With the aim of giving future generations a clear picture of the past through the words of the people who lived it, the Local Studies team are looking for people to document this time. What exactly are they looking for? Find out more HERE.

25 percent increase in calls to Garda for domestic related issues

An Garda Síochána has recorded a 25 percent year on year increase in calls for assistance in relation to domestic related issues between 2019 and 2020. In a statement released earlier today, Gardai reassured victims of domestic abuse incident that all incidents, including coercive control, will be treated as a priority. A spokesperson said: "If you require urgent assistance or support, please...