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Just hours to go until Tallaght Person of The Year Awards 2017


The final preparations are being made ahead of the night when the unsung heroes of Tallaght will be honoured at the 34rd Tallaght Person of The Year Awards.

The Red Cow Hotel will play host later on to the biggest community event of the year as 136 nominees across the eight categories wait for all to be revealed!

This years special guest is local GAA football legend Denis Bastick who just this week announced his retirement from the Boys in Blue.

The full list of nominees is as follows: Good luck to everyone involved!

Arts and Culture 

Anne Hanrahan Watergate
Betty Kelly Bohernabreena
Bohernabreena Sheepdog trials Bohernabreena
Civic Theatre Town centre
Eimear O’Hare Farrell Kingswood
Gaelphobal Thamhlachta Tallaght village
Glenasmole Ceili at the Crossroads Glenasmole
Janet Edgeley Old Bawn
Louise Phillips Piperstown
Maria Wallace Ashgrove
Mary Lucas Old Bawn
Michael J Whelan Old Bawn
Michael Thompson (TFB) Old Bawn
Rob King Citywest
St Dominic’s Folk Group Mountain park
Tallaght Historical Society Tallaght village
Tallaght Choral Society Tallaght village
Tallaght Photographic Society Town centre
Vincent McNally (Have Pass will Travel) Westpark


Accident Repair Centre Cookstown
Bill Guest Bohernabreena
Celines Flowers Village Green
Coach Approach (Bri Banks & Lee Moroney) Ballycragh
Colm O Cochlainn Solicitors Tallaght Village
Cycle Superstore (Ray and Michael Fearon) Airton
Bohernabreena Pitch & Putt Bohernabreena
Dublin Gates Killinarden Hill
Jeffs Barbers Shop Town Centre
The Crafty Mummy Old Bawn
The Maldron Hotel Whitestown
Noel Gough Garage Tallaght Village
O’Regan Pharmacy Old Bawn
Rea McGee Tallaght Village
Kiltipper Cafe Marlfield
Shane Smith Fitness Aylesbury
Supervalu – O’Regans Firhouse
Tadg Riordain Motors Bolbrook
DC Print Killinarden
Tiny Vegan Kitchen (Tanya O Halloran) Citywest
Westside Press Limited Cookstown

Sgt Andrew Callinan Community Award

Adam Shanley
Aidan Thomas Bancroft
Antoinette Thompson Aylesbury
Belgard Residents Association Belgard
Chris Smith Jobstown
Light Up the Sky: Dana Luttrell, Mark Luttrell,
Melissa Luttrell and Deana Murphy Jobstown
DAMS – Dominics Active Mens Social Mountain Park
Eamon White SWAN – Jobstown
FAB – Firhouse and Bohernabreena Network Ballycragh
Gerry Finn Old Bawn
Imelda Hanratty An Cosan – Jobstown
James Lumumba Jobstown
Joe Connolly Millbrook
Kenneth Cooper Foodcloud, Airton
Kingswood Residents Association Kingswood
Laura Byrne Tymon
Lee Moroney Ballycragh
Maggie Smyth Jobstown
Maire Redmond TCU – village
Mairin and Leo Oman Bancroft
Mary Bulger Killinarden
Margaret Fitzgerald (Tallaght Cancer Society) Old Bawn
Niall Conroy Kilnamanagh
Noeleen Fulham Old Bawn
Robbie Kavanagh Belgard
Robbie Kelly An Post, Glenview
Sharon Byrne Avonbeg
St Annes Church Action Group Bohernabreena
Stephen Stroughair Kilnamanagh
South Dublin Chamber
Tallaght ICA Guild Tymon
Tallaght Mens Sheds Glenview
Tattoo Day (in aid of HOPE) Tymon
The Now and Then Production Company Tallaght village
The Park Centre Ballycragh
Tony Feeney Belgard
Tony Hayes Tallaght
Tree of Hope Old Bawn
Vincent Whelan Jobstown

Michael Dooley Environment Award

Dan Fanning Springfield
Gary Tyrell Springfield
Joe Connolly Millbrook
Lisa McAuley Old Bawn
Mary Quinlan Bancroft
Oliver Gaffney Springfield

Heart of Gold

Deanna Murphy – Light up the Sky Jobstown
Olivia Owens Tallaght
Ross-Lee Fennell Tymon
Shannon Murphy – Light up the Sky Jobstown
Shauna Tighe Riverview

Special Needs Carers 

Eileen Birchall Glenview
Eilish & Vincent McNally (Have Pass will Travel) Westpark
Sensory Fun with Friends Tallaght wide
HOPE Tallaght village
Laura & Mairead (Social Circle) Killinarden
Orla Byrne Bohernabreena
Paddy Finlay Bawnville
Sean Reade Millbrook
Shane Kehoe Jobstown
Sinead Tighe Riverview
Social Circle
Tallaght Lyons – Eilish McNally and MaryTeresa Kelly Westpark and Firhouse

Philip Preston Sport Award

Adam Doran Bohernabreena
Audrey & Gerry Fanning Kilnamanagh
Brendan Hyland Balrothery
Deborah Rafferty Killinarden
Firhouse Carmel FC Firhouse
Glenville Pitch & Putt Kiltipper
Jack Woolley DeSelby
Liam Dale Old Bawn
Mairead Hayden Matassa Mountain Park
Macra in St Anne’s GAA Bohernabreena
Old Bawn Badminton Club Old Bawn
Olwyn Carey Kiltipper
Pat West Bohernabreena
Patrick Devoy Kilnamanagh
Sandra Creagh Killinarden
Tallaght Dolphin Swim Club Balrothery
Tallaght Town FC Ballymana
The Dublin Climbing Centre Town Centre
Thomas Bateman Belfry
Tony Byrne Kilnamanagh
Westside Boxing Jobstown

Youth Award 

Codie Preston Jobstown
Christine McGinty Aylesbury
Edel Corcoran Jobstown
Fusion Twirlers Jobstown
Jean Corcoran Haas Kingswood
Jodie Brown Whitestown
Johnny Fox Cushlawn
Jonathan Doyle Citywise
Paula Lynch Tymon
Kilnamanagh Baton Twirlers Kilnamanagh
Sharon Barrett  Balrothery
Rob Rice Westpark
Robbie O’Connor ITT
St Martina’s Twirlers Aylesbury