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Local Faces: Fran Halpin

Pebbles have become Fran Halpin’s stepping stones to a life as a full-time painter, providing bouyancy to her childhood dream of being an artist ‘when she grew up’. Growing up in Tallaght, Fran (46), who is a former student of Old Bawn Community School, has from an early age wanted one thing – to be an artist. Full story HERE: https://www.echo.ie/tallaght/article/local-faces-fran-halpin

Local reaction to the news that Tallaght has was named Ireland's Rising Star at the BOI 2020 Awards

Local reaction to today's news that Tallaght has been named Ireland's Rising Star at the Bank of Ireland 2020 Begin Together Awards. The Tallaght bid was a collaboration between Partas, South Dublin County Council, the Local Enterprise Office South Dublin, South Dublin Chamber and Tallaght Community Council (TCC) - and highlighted the work of groups right across Tallaght and their response to Covid-19.

Return of the flying ants!

IT’S that time of the year again when flying ants invade airstreams – a wonder to some, terrifying to others. In recent weeks, reports of flying ants have been swarming social media and news outlets, as people documents their ‘terrifying’ accounts with the flighty insects.

However, according to Tallaght conservationist Collie Ennis, this natural phenomenon should be appreciated and not feared, as the ants are only searching for a new home.

According to Collie, it’s breeding season for ants so, after the worker ants clear a runway out of the nest, the flying ants take off in search of a new home.

Walking miracle Karlee (8) thanks people for saving her life

An eight-year-old girl visited Tallaght Fire Station this week to say ‘thank you’ to the team who helped save her life when she suffered a cardiac arrest in a local shopping centre.

Click here to read the full story: Kaylee.

Irish football supporters came out in force to remember Jack Charlton

Irish football supporters came out in force this afternoon to remember former Ireland manager and legend Jack Charlton, as 'Put em under pressure' rings out in his memory at the Walkinstown roundabout.

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