Once Upon a Time in Tallaght

A new book, Once Upon a Time in Tallaght, Tinker Tales and Traveller Stories was launched at the County Library last night. The book is a collection of stories, poems and photographs about the life of the Travelling community in South Dublin County in the 1950s and 60s. Mervyn Ennis, a native of Ballymount and... Continue Reading →


The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tram

South Dublin County Libraries have just published a new book by Aidan Cruise, The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tram: a Pictorial and Social History. Long before the Luas came to Tallaght, this tram trundled through the Village, and also had stops at the Belgard Road, Jobstown, Embankment, Saggart and Brittas, before making its way on... Continue Reading →

Launch of South Dublin Rambles

Mayor Marie Corr will launch South Dublin Rambles by Frank Tracy at the County Library in Tallaght on Wednesday 10th June at 7:30 p.m.  The publication of the book is most timely – summer has at last arrived, the days are growing longer and the weather is improving. This guidebook contains six urban and six... Continue Reading →

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