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Killiney History | March 5, 2024

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Robert Warren and Queenstown by John Martin

8 February 2024 |

Killiney Historical Society is delighted to present this video recording of the first lecture of 2024 which was delivered by local historian John Martin on 6th February in Killiney. John’s talk concentrates on the highly ambitious plans to develop a ‘new town’ of over 180 dwellings on Killiney Hill in 1840. John has unearthed new insights into this fascinating topic and this is a very interesting and informative talk.Read More

Killiney Hill Park

1 February 2024 |

The recent opening of the upgraded entrance to Killiney Hill Park prompted us to delve into the history of the park and to record here the other milestones which form the early history of the hill and surrounding district, in particular the official opening of Victoria Park (as it was then known) in 1887. Read More

Druid Lodge

4 January 2024 |

Listings from Thom’s Directory appear hereRead More

Dorset Lodge

4 January 2024 |

Listings from Thom’s Directory appear hereRead More

Templeville

30 November 2023 |

Thom’s Directory listings hereRead More

Ballybrack House

30 November 2023 |

Thom’s Directory listings hereRead More

Secrora

30 November 2023 |

Thom’s Directory listings hereRead 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 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