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Killiney History | December 10, 2022

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Monthly Archives: February 2022

War of Independence propaganda in Killiney 1920

28 February 2022 |

The most notorious 1920 attempt by the British authorities to use the visual media of photography and film to sway British public opinion against the Irish Republican cause came in the guise of the so-called Battle of Tralee.Read More

Villa Maria

16 February 2022 |

The render atmosphere – all Wrightian vertical setsquare lines and yellow grass and exotic plants – feels light and airy. Optimistic. American. The crisp geometric angles of the form are reminiscent of Frank LLoyd Wright’s Californian Mayan works, but floating.Read More

Ulysses-the Killiney connection…

2 February 2022 |

“Wouldn’t mind being a waiter in a swell hotel. Tips, evening dress, halfnaked ladies. May I tempt you to a little more filleted lemon sole, miss Dubedat? Yes, do bedad. And she did bedad. Huguenot name I expect that. A miss Dubedat lived in Killiney, I remember. Du, de la, French”.Read More