History of the Area

Some History of the Ballycragh Area:


Title: FAS Community Employment Enviromental Awareness Programme, Ballycragh in 2000.

Description: FAS Community Employment Enviromental Awareness Programme, Ballycragh: young and old come together to clean and care for their community. Part of the Tallaght 2000 Collection, this photograph was taken by Lorraine Hennessy for the Comtec Media Project.




Title: Ballycragh ‘Teens’ Foróige Club in 1991.

Description: Ballycragh ‘Teens’ Foróige Club pictured with certificates as finalists in the ESB Foróige National Citizenship Award and the Tallaght Youth Service ‘We can make a Difference Award’ celebrating their club’s achievements in 1991 with a special symposium in Firhouse Community College at 8.00 on Tuesday 12th November 1991. The Press release describes a successful effort to save Killininny Castle and the adjoining site, a campaign to have traffic lights installed on a road near a housing estate. Michael Cleary, Director of Fóroige is quoted congratulating the club and the release ends stating that further information can be got from Geraldine Nalty, Tallaght Youth Service, telephone 516322. Pictured are (front) Darren Larken, Sinead Byrne, Aisling Ross, Jennifer Montgomery, Suzanne Larkin, Roseline Williams (middle) Noel Jones, James Murphy, Marie-Louise Bowler, Lyndsay Shiels, Lisa Dennany (back) Sinead Foley and Simone Gilabert.

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