The Friar’s Walk, Tallaght.

This article is taken from Tomás Maher’s talk Tallaght Through the Ages which was Tallaght Historical Society’s January Lecture. It was also published in The Echo on February 23rd.  When Eugene O’Curry, working on behalf of the Ordnance Survey, visited Tallaght in 1837 he reported on the Friar's Walk. It was at that time within... Continue Reading →


Clondalkin History Society Lecture Series 2010 – 2011

Clondalkin History Society has just released details of its lecture series for 2010 - 2011. All lectures take place in Áras Chrónáin, Watery Lane, Clondalkin at 8pm. All are welcome. Monday 27th September 2010 Royal Irish Academy Siobhán Fitzpatrick Monday 1st November AGM Monday 29th November Newlands Golf Club John Mc Kernan Monday 31st January... Continue Reading →

South Dublin County Time Machine Launched

Deputy Mayor of South Dublin County, Cllr Paddy Cosgrove launched South Dublin County Council's new historical mapping service on Tuesday last 20th October in Rathfarnham Castle. The new online service is a joint venture between South Dublin County Council's Library Service and its Spatial Data Team in IT Services. The website was a vision of... 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 →

8th Annual Leo Swan Memorial Lecture

South Dublin Libraries Local Studies Section and Tallaght Historical Society are delighted to announce that the 7th Annual Leo Swan Memorial Lecture will take place in The County Library, Tallaght on Wednesday 22nd October 2008 at 8.00pm. In 2007 the Leo Swan Memorial Lecture did not take place due to renovations at the County Library.... Continue Reading →

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