Featured Article November 2023. Abbey Lea (Marino) and it’s Harry Clarke c... 31 October 2023 | author
The Houses 10 January 2021 | author
Search Map 14 April 2021 | author
The Railway 1 December 2020 | author
Places of Interest 11 January 2021 | author
Latest News 31 October 2023 | author
Killiney in 1911 31 December 2021 | author
‘The French are on the Sea’. Local history expert Pól Ó Duibhir will discuss the Martello Tower defensive emplacements on Killiney Bay which were built in 1804 to thwart the Napoleonic invasion of Ireland which never materialised.
Killiney Historical Society (KHS) was established on 3rd October 2023 under the auspices of the Killiney Village Residents Association (KVRA). Following on from the success of the historical weekend held in the village earlier this year it was felt that …
Killiney featured as part of this year’s Dublin Festival of History. You can watch a video recording of Pippa McIntosh’s talk on the history of Abbey Lea (Marino) and it’s Harry Clarke connections here.
This video presentation is based on a talk delivered by Michael McShane to the Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society in The Royal Marine Hotel on 20th September 2023. The presentation focuses on the Killiney estate of Robert Warren
The towers were conceived as an interdependent network and the loss of one affects the whole network. Sadly, many of the emplacements, between towers and batteries, in Killiney Bay are no longer with us. But there is enough there to recreate the network in our minds with a bit of imagination.
This article explores the earliest houses of Killiney and Ballybrack as existing in 1837. This snapshot in time records the status of development prior to the coming of the railway which changed sleepy old Killiney forever.