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Killiney History | July 15, 2024

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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

Abbey Lea (Marino) and it’s Harry Clarke connections

31 October 2023 |

Killiney featured as part of this year’s Dublin Festival of History. You can watch a video recording of Pippa McIntosh’s talk on the history of Abbey Lea (Marino) and it’s Harry Clarke connections here.Read More

The Goodman Family of Loughlinstown

2 July 2023 |

The Goodmans acted as “warden of the marches” protecting the southern border of the Pale from raids and incursions of the Wicklow Septs, the O’Byrnes and the O’Tooles.Read More

The Killiney Estate of the Talbots de Malahide

6 May 2023 |

This article follows on from a recent talk about the Killiney houses of the Talbot Estate and provides further information on the history of the Talbot Estate in Killiney and Tasmania.Read More

Looking back at Killiney

12 April 2023 |

Killiney Village Residents Association is delighted to announce the return of the historical photographic exhibition which was first presented back in 2015. The exhibition took place over the weekend of … Read More

Killiney Ancient Church – Gravestone Inscriptions

31 December 2022 |

In this sequester’d spot to rest,
Is my last wish-my last request,
Till the last call surprise.Read More

Martello Tower Number Seven

1 June 2022 |

This post is dedicated to the memory of Niall O’Donoghue who painstakingly restored the tower to it’s former glory. Niall sadly passed away on the 8th of May 2022.Read More

Evelyn Wrench: son of Killiney and the postcard business he created by his 21st birthday

31 March 2022 |

Evelyn Wrench was an internationalist. He lived in Killiney in his formative years and went on to lead a life built on a belief in the strength of institutions that were built on an international, if Anglo-centric, approach.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