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Killiney History | July 7, 2022

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The Houses

Urney

20 June 2022 |

The published 1843 OS map shows a horseshoe symbol outside this building which would confirm this as the original location of the forge which later relocated to the adjoining Mountain View. Read More

Mr. Farrell’s Yard and Forge, Killiney

9 June 2022 |

A newspaper auction notice, dated 15th August 1873, brought our attention to the existence of a Forge run by a Mr. Farrell in Killiney. No address was provided but further investigation confirmed the location at a property called Mountain View on Killiney RoadRead More

Ashurst

5 May 2022 |

The site upon which Ashurst stands was originally in the ownership of Thomas Oxley. He was recorded as residing in the now demolished Martello Lodge/House until 1852.Read More

Talbot Cottages

1 May 2022 |

In 1912 the demolition of 9 sub-standard cottages on Talbot Road paved the way for the construction of Nos.1-5 Talbot CottagesRead More

Killacoona

31 March 2022 |

Killacoona House is now incorporated into the Holy Child convent school, and, like The Grove and Carrigrennane, it was a large, redbrick, Tudor-style house, built facing south with views of Bray Head in the distance.Read More

Glenalua Lodge

8 March 2022 |

The earliest reference to this property appears on the 1843 Ordnance Survey map where the house is called Derrynane Lodge. The exact date of the erection of the house is unknown but it was one of the first significant residences to be built on Glenalua RoadRead More

Villa Maria

16 February 2022 |

The render atmosphere – all Wrightian vertical setsquare lines and yellow grass and exotic plants – feels light and airy. Optimistic. American. The crisp geometric angles of the form are reminiscent of Frank LLoyd Wright’s Californian Mayan works, but floating.Read More

Bayview-Killiney Stores

31 January 2022 |

From 1900 to 1921 Bay View was the location of the Killiney Telephone Exchange when it was engulfed in fire and destroyed during an incident which occurred during The War of IndependenceRead More

Mount Mapas

27 January 2022 |

Mount Mapas was the first house to be built on Victoria Road and the southern end of the Vico Road. Read More