Local History Exhibition

The John Mullen Collection

This exhibition will take you on a journey through the exciting history and heritage of Tallaght (and the surrounding areas), through items, including an extensive range of postal history, pictures, maps, postcards, letters, newspaper articles and ephemera. Some of the most momentous events in local history are explored here, including the 95th Anniversary of the First East/West Transatlantic flight, from Baldonnel (1928 – 2023).

Three different themes will be presented over three months. The first theme, launching on 19 June, will exhibit 19th/20th century letters, postcards, photos and memorabilia of Tallaght and surrounding areas. This exhibition showcases a considerable collection of postal material, and many photographs, revealing the people and places of Tallaght from the 19th and 20th century, creating a unique and fascinating record of life in the area.

The John Mullen Collection launches in Castletymon library, on Monday 19th of June at 18:30, with an introduction from the man himself.

Some refreshments will be provided too, so we hope to see you there!