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Tallaght wins the Regional Award in the Large Town Category of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards 2018.

Tallaght wins the Regional Award in the Large Town Category of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards 2018.

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Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards

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 focussing on the extent and range of business activity

  • Attractiveness of town

  • Partnership and reaching out

  • Town Leadership

  • Overall community support in town

  • 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.

 

ENDS

 

For more information, contact South Dublin County Council Communications Unit at communications@sdublincoco.ie

 

Image 1: Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Award – Tallaght.

Image 2: Peter Byrne, South Dublin Chamber - Michael McAdam, SDCC - John Kearns, Partas - Amanda Mills, SDCC –Neill O’Reilly, Bank of Ireland

 

About the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards

The Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards recognises and rewards towns and villages where businesses communities come together to showcase the spirit of enterprise in their local area. The total prize fund is €157,000. The overall winner will receive a cash prize totaling €33,000. 

The awards ceremony took place at the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny on November 28. 

 

About South Dublin County Council

South Dublin County is one of four local authority areas in the Dublin region.

South Dublin County Council provides and funds a broad range of services including housing, roads, walking and cycling routes, parks and playgrounds, libraries, sports facilities, litter control, arts centres, enterprise units, fire services, community infrastructure and financial supports. It also serves as a platform for local democracy with 40 councillors spread across six electoral areas.

Bounded by the River Liffey to the North and the Dublin Mountains to the South, the County lies 16 kilometres south-west of Dublin city centre and has an administrative footprint of 223sq. kilometres. The County has nine main villages Clondalkin, Lucan, Palmerstown, Rathfarnham, Tallaght, Templeogue, Saggart, Rathcoole and Newcastle and is bounded by adjoining counties of Wicklow, Kildare, Dublin City, Fingal and Dún Laoghaire.

 

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