Amanda from Jobstown Boxing Club wins Philip Preston Sports Award

Amanda Spencer from Jobstown Boxing Club picked up the Philip Preston Sports Award at Tallaght Person of the Year 2018!

Amanda is the head coach of Jobstown Boxing Club, and was recognised for the "endless hours" she spends working with young boxers.

Krafty Kidz joint winner in Business Category

The second winner in the Business Category at Tallaght Person of the Year was Krafty Kidz in Saggart.

Having experienced the challenge of raising children while holding down full time jobs, Old Bawn sisters, Jennifer Farrell and Susan Adams, set up their own business, Krafty Kidz breakfast and afterschool club.

Tallaght in the Autumn

This video by Brendan Keegan showcases how beautiful the different areas of Tallaght look in the Autumn.

From Sean Walsh Park to Tymon Park, there's some amazing looking scenery!

Heart of Gold Award

As always, the Heart of Gold category instilled a sense of hope in those gathered, as the young people nominated proved that Tallaght’s inherent sense of volunteerism and caring for others continues to transcend the generations.

Congrats to Jamie Birchall, Katie Black, Jodie Darcy and Jacob Garner for their Tallaght Person of the Year awards!

Number of 'near misses' between Luas trams and pedestrians on the rise

“Pedestrian behaviour, as observed by Luas drivers in recent years, is most interesting; earphones in, head down, and thumb firmly fixed on screen.

"More and more people don’t even look up, yet alone look left and right."

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