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 …
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.
The arrival of the Railway in Killiney in 1854 greatly improved travel time to the city, reducing it to about 25 minutes. This heralded an explosion of residential and commercial development in the area and led to significant changes in the road layouts.
While hundreds of people on the beach at Killiney, Co. Dublin, watched a low-flying plane, it crashed into the sea 200 yards from the shore, killing one man and injuring another.