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Killiney History | May 30, 2024

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Abbey Lea, A Killiney History. Killiney Historical Society presents a talk by Pippa McIntosh on 4th June 2024.

27 May 2024 |

Pippa McIntosh will give a talk on her soon to be launched book ‘Abbey Lea, A Killiney History’ to Killiney Historical Society at 8pm on Tuesday 4th June in the Druid’s Chair Pub in KillineyRead More

Killiney on the move…25th-26th May. Exhibition and talks. All events free. Druid’s Chair Pub Killiney.

21 May 2024 |

Killiney Historical Society presents ‘Killiney on the move…’ a celebration of over 200 years of transport taking place over the weekend of 25th-26th MayRead More

Louie Bennett memorial unveiling at Killiney Beach

1 May 2024 |

On Saturday 27th April 2024 An Cathaoirleach Denis O’Callaghan unveiled a memorial bench at Killiney Beach in honour of Killiney resident Louie Bennett (1870-1956). Labour Councillor, campaigner for equality, workers rights and peace and co-founder of the Irish Women’s Suffrage Federation.Read More

‘Wining, Dining and Dancing in Killiney and Dalkey through the ages’ a talk by Eileen O’Duffy

3 April 2024 |

If you missed Eileen O’Duffy’s talk which took place on 2nd April 2024 you can watch the video here.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