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Killiney History | January 18, 2022

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Contact page error rectified

12 January 2022 |

It has just come to our attention that any messages sent to us via the Contact page have not been redirected to us due to an incorrect setting. Apologies to anyone who has attempted to contact us recently. Please re-send … Read More

Killiney in 1911

31 December 2021 |

Part 1. Porter’s Post Office Guide and Directory, Killiney & Ballybrack.
Part 2. Census of 1911
Part 3. Royal Visit, George V and other storiesRead More

Killiney in the snow 2010

4 December 2021 |

A selection of photos taken around Killiney in 2010 and a few seasonal newspaper cuttings from days gone by….Read More

Between the Mountains and the Sea by Peter Pearson

31 July 2021 |

We reproduce below an extract from the Killiney chapter of Peter Pearson’s book of 1998 (revised 2007) which provides an excellent overview of the history and a detailed description of the natural and built physical fabric of the district. In … Read More

A KILLINEY SCHOOLBOY REMEMBERS

2 July 2021 |

The recollections of Arthur Haughton who was born in 1903 and who lived in the area for all of his life is a fascinating record of many aspects of daily life and local history which would otherwise be lost forever.Read More

Queenstown

28 December 2020 |

‘South View of Queenstown from Killiney Bay proposed to be built on the Obelisk Hill of Killiney near Kingstown in the County Dublin’ by Joseph Patrick Haverty 1840 Article from The Irish Penny Journal 5th June 1841

Our metropolitan readers, … Read More

The Railway

1 December 2020 |

When the line opened on 10th July 1854 there were two stations serving the area; Ballybrack station off the end of the military road; and Obelisk Hill perched half way up a cliff in Mr. Warren’s Deerpark.Read More

Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary 1837

21 November 2020 |

Introduction

In 1837 Samuel Lewis, who ran a publishing business in London, produced his monumental two-volumed topographical dictionary of Ireland. This dictionary was accompanied by an atlas of the counties of Ireland. The 2nd edition appeared in 1842. Production of … Read More