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Killiney History | April 17, 2024

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Queenstown

28 December 2020 |

‘South View of Queenstown from Killiney Bay proposed to be built on the Obelisk Hill of Killiney near Kingstown in the County Dublin’ by Joseph Patrick Haverty 1840. Courtesy National … Read More

Carraig Donn

19 December 2020 |

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

Hendre

14 December 2020 |

Detail from 1888 Ordnance Survey Map. Sheet XXIII.97 “County Dublin,” held by Ordnance Survey Ireland. © Public domain. Digital content: © Ordnance Survey Ireland, published by UCD Library, University College … Read More

Kenah Hill (formerly Stoneleigh and briefly known as Frankfort)

12 December 2020 |

The history of Kenah Hill is inextricably linked to the stockbroker, Francis Edward Dubedat. A book by Maria Wootton “The Dubedat Story, Killiney to Kommetjie” provides a detailed record of the life and times of Frank Read More

St. Mary’s

11 December 2020 |

St. Marys as shown on 1888 Ordnance Survey Map. Sheet XXIII.97 “County Dublin,” held by Ordnance Survey Ireland. © Public domain. Digital content: © Ordnance Survey Ireland, published by UCD … Read More

The Railway

1 December 2020 |

When the line opened on 10th July 1854 there were two stations serving the area; Ballybrack station off the end of the military road; and Obelisk Hill perched half way up a cliff in Mr. Warren’s Deerpark.Read More

Mica Schists of Killiney 1900

21 November 2020 |

Near the gateway of Glenalua Lodge, when coming from Killiney village, the observer meets on the north side, or right hand, a rough piece of ground, showing outcrops of the mica schistsRead More

Mount Eagle

20 November 2020 |

In 1838 Symes exhibited plans of ‘a villa, now erecting at Brighton Cliff, at the south side of Killiney Hill, for Robert Warren Esq.’ at the Royal Hibernian Academy.Read More