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Killiney History | September 22, 2021

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1st January 2021: New Content. Featured article January 2021. Queenstown. Plans for the development of Killiney Hill Park and the Vico Road in 1840.

1st March 2021: Featured article March 2021. Killiney Castle Hotel.

2nd April 2021: New content. Featured article April 2021. Opening Vico Road. Officially opened to the public in 1889.

4th April 2021: Glenalua Lodge. Post updated with new photographs and additional history.

5th April 2021: The Railway. Post updated with new maps, photographs, newspaper articles and additional history including the location of Obelisk Hill Station.

6th April 2021: Search Map updated to include Warren Estate 1872 and Gaynor Estate 1874 map overlays. These Landed Estate Court maps which were prepared for the auction of the bankrupted estates covered most of the Killiney area with the exception of Ballinclea and Rocheshill.

7th April 2021: Glenalua House. Post updated with additional newspaper articles and a piece on the house being used as the local military headquarters of the Free State army, coming under attack in 1922.

1st May 2021: New content. Featured article May 2021. Torching of Ballybrack RIC barracks in 1920.

8th May 2021: Victoria Castle. Post updated to include Landed Estates Court auction of 1872 and fire of 1926.

1st June 2021: New content. Featured article June 2021. The Workingmen of Killiney. Petition for the release of Frank DuB├ędat, 1896.

1st July 2021: New content. Featured article July 2021. A Killiney Schoolboy Remembers.

9th July 2021: New content. The Killiney Houses of Deane & Woodward Architects.

20th July 2021: New Houses added. Illerton, Undercliff, Fernside, Cliff House (Green Hill) and Padua (Desmond).

1st August 2021: New content. Featured article August 2021. Between the Mountains and the Sea by Peter Pearson. A comprehensive overview of the history, places and houses of Killiney with links to supporting articles.

4th August 2021: Update. We have updated the Railway article with evidence of yet another railway station which served the district. It is now long gone with no trace remaining at it’s location at the end of Military Road just opposite the Holy Child School.