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Killiney History | July 7, 2022

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The Kiosk, Killiney Village

25 January 2022 |

Kernan’s Corner was a small kiosk at the Killiney bus terminus providing refreshments, ‘pure cream ices’ and other confectionery treats Read More

The Book of Dun Laoghaire

3 January 2022 |

Edited by John O’Sullivan and Séamus Cannon, 1987

We transcribe here the list of contents of this most valuable contribution to the recording of the history and heritage of the borough. The sections on Killiney and Ballybrack provide an excellent … Read More

Killiney in 1911

31 December 2021 |

Part 1. Porter’s Post Office Guide and Directory, Killiney & Ballybrack.
Part 2. Census of 1911
Part 3. Royal Visit, George V and other storiesRead More

Clonard

24 December 2021 |

This large Victorian house which was built on a substantial site off Killiney Avenue falls largely within the description of a particular style of house being erected in Killiney in the mid to late nineteenth century. Read More

The Whins

20 December 2021 |

This house, now called The Rocks, at the end of Glenalua Road has gone through many name changes. When first built in 1912 for J.M. Mitchell, it’s architect owner, it was appropriately named The Whins given its siting on a … Read More

Killiney in the snow 2010

4 December 2021 |

A selection of photos taken around Killiney in 2010 and a few seasonal newspaper cuttings from days gone by….Read More

The Rise and Fall of Francis DuBedat

30 November 2021 |

This meticulously researched study of the Dublin Huguenot family of Du Bedat is a fascinating portrayal of the real history behind the name immortalised by George Bernard Shaw in The Doctor’s Dilemma. The name Du Bedat is frequently found in Dublin Huguenot records and several family headstones are preserved in the recently restored Huguenot Cemetery in Merrion Row, Dublin.Read More

Gone but not forgotten (Part 1)

29 October 2021 |

This is the first of a number of articles which we plan to publish over the next few months recording the houses and other buildings which are no longer with us but which formed part of the vanishing fabric of Killiney. Read More

Glenalua Terrace

9 October 2021 |

The set-piece design of the terrace is symmetrical in layout with the central single storey houses book-ended by the two storey gables of houses 1 and 6. The design is unusual in that access is provided via a raised pedestrian walkway which was determined by the sloping nature of the site and the underlying rock upon which it is built. Read More