South Dublin County Council is pleased to announce that Tallaght has won the Regional Award in the Large Town Category of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards 2018. Building on an impressive performance in 2017, South Dublin County Council Local Enterprise Office (LEO) entered Tallaght into the Large Town Category of the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards 2018.

A committee representing a broad range of enterprises was formed to prepare a presentation and tour for the independent judges to assess Tallaght under a range of criteria including; The Enterprising Town focusing on the extent and range of business activity, attractiveness of town, partnership and reaching out, town leadership, overall community support in town and inclusion and diversity. The Large Town Category comprised areas with a population of over 7,000 people and came with a €3,000 prize. The Council wishes to pay special thanks to the numerous people and groups that contributed to a successful outcome for Tallaght, including; SDCC LEO staff, Tallaght Stadium, Partas, Institute of Technology Tallaght, Synergy Centre, South Dublin Chamber, South Dublin Partnership, Henkel Ireland, Shamrock Rovers F.C. and Citywise.

Pictured: Peter Byrne, Michael McAdam, John Kearns, Amanda Mills & Neill O’Reilly