Tallaght - Chronology
St. Maelruain’s Monastery founded
Death of St. Maelruain
St. Maelruain’s Monastery devastated by the Vikings
Tallaght and its appurtenances confirmed to the See of Dublin
Bailiffs of Tallaght given royal grant to enclose the town
Building commenced on Tallaght Castle
Tallaght Castle plundered by O’Toole of Imaile
Mathew son of Redmond de Bermingham took up station at Tallaght castle to resist the O’ Byrnes
O’ Toole’s invaded and devastated Tallaght Castle & surrounding manors
Old Bawn House built
Tallaght Castle Demolished
Archbishop’s Palace built by Archbishop Hoadley
Archbishop’s Palace demolished by Major Palmer, who then built Tallaght House
Parish Church of Ireland built
Tallaght House sold to Dominicans
St. Mary’s Priory built
Battle of Tallaght
New Priory Church built
Dublin to Blessington Steam Tramway commences operations, passing through Tallaght Village
On 31st December, The Dublin to Blessington Steam Tram ran for the last time.
New retreat house built at Priory, enclosing Tallaght House
Institute of Technology, Tallaght opened.
South Dublin County Council comes into existence. Its headquarters are at Tallaght. On 14th December the County Library is officially opened.
The County Library opens for lending and for a wide range of library activities.
Civic Theatre opens.
Luas Red Line opened, running from Tallaght to Connolly Station.