About Tallafest '19. On the 22nd June
Tallaght - ancient seat of learning since the 8th century Ceile Dé Monasteries, home to vibrant parklands and waterways and #GatewayToTheMountains.
Tallafest has a vibrant and varied program - from the interactive, imaginative play activities in the Kids Zone to the engaging, the creative workshops in Create Zone, to the energetic Sports Zone and the educational Nature Zone which showcases many local farm animals, outdoor activities such as archery, fishing and hill walking - as well as biodiversity activities and environmental information hubs.
The impressive dance schools, choirs, music bands and talented entertainers provide a non-stop program of 5 hours of entertainment on the live stage.
Culture-vultures won't be bored - with guided tours of the historical St Maelruains church, The Priory and village on offer as well as history lectures on local heritage.
Foodies can wander through the artisan craft market and tuck into some of the delicious specialist food on offer in the food market while soaking in the feel good family festival vibe.
There is something for all ages and interests at Tallafest. Come down and experience Tallafest on Saturday 22nd of June - 12 to 5.
TALLAGHT PERSON OF THE YEAR
Tallaght Person of the Year is a community run awards programme to recognise and celebrate unsung heroes, volunteers and active members of the community across various walks of life in Tallaght. It was created by Charles and Mary Morton in 1984, and the first awards were held in The Belgard Inn, with Garret Fitzgerald as the special guest.
It was handed over to the Tallaght Community Council in 1986 and it has been run by community volunteers for almost 30 years now, making it one of the highlights of the Tallaght calendar
Tallaght Community Council who have been volunteering in Tallaght as an apolitical, community group for over 40 years, are proud to present Tallafest 19 this June 22nd, 2019.