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Killiney History | June 15, 2024

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Monthly Archives: May 2024

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31 May 2024 |

Here you will find all the latest articles as they appearRead More

Featured Article June 2024. Edmund Dwyer Gray and the Blue Vein rescue in Killiney Bay, 1868.

31 May 2024 |

On Saturday 27th April 2024 An Cathaoirleach Denis O’Callaghan unveiled a memorial bench at Killiney Beach in honour of Louie Bennett. Killiney Historical Society were present to record this occasion and are pleased to present this video of the event which celebrated the life and achievements of Killiney resident Louie Bennett (1870-1956).Read More

Edmund Dwyer Gray and the Blue Vein rescue in Killiney Bay, 1868.

31 May 2024 |

There were many individual acts of heroism that went away beyond the call of duty owed to others and one such deed was carried out on September 25th 1868 on Killiney Strand near Dublin by a man who would eventually become the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Edmund Dwyer Gray, 1845-1888.Read More

Killiney Historical Society June 2024 Newsletter

30 May 2024 |

A big thank you to everyone who helped to make our ‘Killiney on the Move’ weekend such a great success. Notice of upcoming events and future plans.Read More

Killiney on the Move – Photo Gallery

30 May 2024 |

View the photo gallery of images from our ‘Killiney on the Move’ event which took place on 25th-26th May 2024.Read 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