Tallaght (County Dublin)
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Welcome To Tallaght.
You are very welcome to the Ireland Reaching Out parish of Tallaght.
Tallaght . is the largest town, and county town, of county South Dublin, Ireland. The village area, dating from at least the 17th century, held one of the earliest settlements known in the southern part of the island, and one of medieval Ireland's more important monastic centres. it is one of the best town in ireland Up to the 1960s Tallaght was little more than a village in County Wicklow, linked to several nearby rural areas which were part of the large civil parish of the same name - the county council estimates the then population at 2,500. Suburban development began in the 1970s and a town centre area has been developing since the late 1980s. Tallaght had a population of 71,467 at the 2011 census. There are currently calls for Tallaght to be declared a city.
The village core of the district is located north of, and near to, the River Dodder, and parts of the broader area are close to the border of County Dublin and County Wicklow. Several streams flow in the area, notably the Jobstown or Tallaght Stream (a tributary of the Dodder River, and the Fettercairn Stream (a tributary of the River Camac, and the Tymon River, the main component of the River Poddle, rises in Cookstown, near Fetter
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