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Killiney History | December 10, 2022

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Cliff House (previously Green Hill)

20 June 2021 |

Joseph Robinson’s Green Hill is a cross between Undercliffe and Fernside in that it has a turret and a projecting bow. The turret is placed in the angle of the drawing-room wall. One of the chimneystacks is placed at a 45 degree angle as at St Austin’s Abbey, while the entrance has a Gothic archRead More

Fernside

20 June 2021 |

Robert Exham’s own Fernside was not begun until early in 1861. The Dublin Builder article indicated that the foundations had been laid out by 15 February. However, arrangements were clearly being made before Woodward’s final departure for the continent in mid-December 1860.Read More

The Workingmen of Killiney-petition for the release of Frank DuBédat, 1896

1 June 2021 |

In 1896 a petition from the workingmen of Killiney village was submitted to The Right Honourable John Morley of Mount Eagle, Killiney requesting him to use his influence with the Government to bring about the release of Francis Edward DuBédat from prison.Read More

Torching of Ballybrack RIC Barracks May 1920

27 April 2021 |

The destruction of the Ballybrack Barrack was carried out in a cool and daring manner. Over a year ago the police were withdrawn from the barrack and transferred to Cabinteely but Mrs Hurst, the wife of Sergeant Hurst, and four of her family resided in the house.Read More

Search Map

14 April 2021 |

Interactive map to search for houses and places of interestRead More

Glenalua House

11 April 2021 |

Now known as Mount Prospect this house dates from c. 1847. The plot appears as open ground on the 1837 and 1843 Ordnance Survey maps. The name/date plaque on the front of the house states ‘1847 Mt. Prospect’

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Reenavanna

10 April 2021 |

Reenavanna and it’s neighbour, Carraig Donn, were designed by the renowned architect Michael Scott for Col. B. J. Fagan and his family. The two houses were designed in the International Style of the Modern Movement and feature many of the … Read More

Opening Vico Road

2 April 2021 |

Public access to Killiney Hill Park and the Vico Road which we now take for granted is only a relatively recent development. The troubled history of the various attempts of Dalkey Town Commissioners and others to have the route opened … Read More

Killiney Castle, previously called Mount Malpas, Rocksborough and Loftus Hill

19 February 2021 |

In 1740 Colonel John Malpas built a house called Mount Malpas, now Killiney Castle, as a speculative development. Malpas must have let the castle in its early years, for in 1752 Falkiner’s Dublin Journal carried the following advertisement: Read More