We are fortunate to have been given a copy of an unpublished history of Killiney called “Killiney Surroundings”. This work consists of a collection of essays and notes compiled over a period of forty years by the bookseller William Fernsley Figgis, a native of Killiney.
‘Marino/Abbey Lea History and its Harry Clarke Connection’ presentation by Pippa McIntosh held at Abbey Lea on 19th October 202224 October 2022 | author
In her presentation, Pippa focused her discussion on one aspect of her extensive research project – the culturally significant link between previous owners of the house, the Right Hon. L.A. Waldron….
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 Road