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Killiney History | June 13, 2021

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Killiney Hill Road

Glenalua House

11 April 2021 |

Now known as Mount Prospect this house dates from 1843 according to the Memoriam to Washington Matthews below. The plot appears as open ground on the 1837 Ordnance Survey map. However, the name/date plaque on the front of the house … Read More

Killiney Castle, previously called Mount Malpas, Rocksborough and Loftus Hill

19 February 2021 |

In 1740 Colonel John Malpas built a house called Mount Malpas, now Killiney Castle, as a speculative development. Malpas must have let the castle in its early years, for in 1752 Falkiner’s Dublin Journal carried the following advertisement: Read More

Killiney House

10 January 2021 |

This is possibly the most significant dwelling on the southern side of the hill. There is evidence held by the Gaynor family who were in possession of this property……… Read More

Killiney Hill Cottages

2 January 2021 |

Attributed to the eminent Victorian architect, Sir Thomas Deane, this set piece terrace of redbrick cottages was built for the labourers and families who worked on the adjoining Warren estate.Read More

St. Mary’s

11 December 2020 |

St. Marys as shown on 1888 Ordnance Survey Map Records from Thom’s directoy

1887-1889 Griffin, Thomas, Esq1892 Griffin, Thomas, Esq1912 Powell, Robert1928 Carey, Mrs. Morgan1930 Vacant1940 Nolan, Thomas J.1943 Nolan, Thomas J.

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