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Killiney History | April 17, 2024

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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

Houses circa 1900

24 April 2023 |

This photo was taken circa 1900 and shows many of the grand villas overlooking Killiney Bay.

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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

Montebello

1 April 2023 |

Tony Plunkett has written a comprehensive and incredibly well researched history of his family connection to Montebello during the Plunkett/Kirkwood era of 1868 to 1918 Read More

Saintbury

10 January 2023 |

‘I loved the house the first day I saw it and felt the house loved me. It was a beautiful old house built in 1898, long and sprawling, turreted at either end, nearly 400 feet above Killiney Bay and with a view over the Vale of Shangannagh and the north Wicklow hills.’Read More

Kilmarnock House

9 January 2023 |

Kilmarnock, on Military Road, belonged to the Talbot Crosby family of Ardfert Abbey, County Kerry, until the 1940s. More recently it was known as the Cenacle Retreat House, during which period a large residential block was built to the rear.Read More

Killiney Ancient Church – Cill Iníon Léinín

1 January 2023 |

It seems appropriate that any account of Killiney should begin with a description of the venerable building from which it derives its name and identity.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

Tragic plane crash in Killiney Bay on 15th July 1955

12 December 2022 |

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.Read More