At a Gala Evening the Tallaght Person of the Year awards for 2015 were announced across a number of categories, the event was held in The Red Cow Hotel and was MC’d by Sean Connors and the sell out crowd was entertained by Tallaght’s very own Al Porter!
The winners were:
Arts and Culture: Micheal J Whelan
Business: Danielle Millea Couture
Sgt Andrew Callanan Community Award: An Cosan
Micheal Dooley Environment: Kiltipper Ramblers
Heart of Gold: Ross-Lee Fennel and Simone Hiney
Special Needs and Carers: Layton Kelly
Sport: Christy Banks ( Greenhills Archery Club)
Youth: Tallaght Deaf Club
Special Merit Awards:
Nicola Ward (VISIT)
Tallaght Person of The Year 2015: Phillip Preston (Tallaght Rugby Club)
Phillip is an energetic, vivacious member of the Tallaght Rugby Club – an instrumental figure in the club who has helped to break down class barriers around Rugby through the “Rugby on the Green” program. As well as being a very proactive , welcoming and enthusiastic ambassador for the club and the sport in Tallaght, growing the club from having just one team to the 6 it now has.
Congratulations to all the Award winners and to the Tallaght Community Council for organising another amazing night!