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Killiney History | March 5, 2024

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Notice of upcoming Killiney Historical Society talk on Tuesday 2nd April

2 March 2024 |

Wining, dining and dancing in Killiney and Dalkey through the ages. Killiney Historical Society is delighted to announce our second lecture of 2024 which will be delivered by local author and historian Eileen O’Duffy. The talk will take place in the upstairs lounge of the Druid’s Chair pub at 8.00pm on 2nd April.Read More

Robert Warren and Queenstown by John Martin

8 February 2024 |

Killiney Historical Society is delighted to present this video recording of the first lecture of 2024 which was delivered by local historian John Martin on 6th February in Killiney. John’s talk concentrates on the highly ambitious plans to develop a ‘new town’ of over 180 dwellings on Killiney Hill in 1840. John has unearthed new insights into this fascinating topic and this is a very interesting and informative talk.Read More

Killiney Hill Park

1 February 2024 |

The recent opening of the upgraded entrance to Killiney Hill Park prompted us to delve into the history of the park and to record here the other milestones which form the early history of the hill and surrounding district, in particular the official opening of Victoria Park (as it was then known) in 1887. Read More

Appeal for Information

10 January 2024 |

Killiney Historical Society (KHS) will be hosting ‘Killiney on the Move’, a summer historical event to be held in the Village over the weekend of 25th-26th May 2024 on the theme of transport in Killiney over the last 200 years.Read More

9 more houses added January 2024

4 January 2024 |

Holding pages for 9 houses with Thom’s Directory listings have been added this month. Further information will follow in due course.Read More

Donard (previously Lecarrow) & Lismara

4 January 2024 |

Listings from Thom’s Directory can be read hereRead More