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1st December 2022Featured articleThe history behind The Druid’s Chair Public House in Killiney VillageClick here
28th NovemberTalkPól Ó Duibhir presents his informative and highly entertaining history on the background and implementation of the maritime defences around Killiney Bay in the early 19th centuryClick here
16th NovemberTalkMichael McShane gave a presentation on ‘The Merchants, Traders and Inn-Keepers of Killiney Village in bygone times’ on 22nd November in The Druid’s Chair Pub. A video of this talk will appear here in the near future.Click Here
1st NovemberFeatured articleThe Development of Modern KillineyClick Here
24th OctoberThe Houses‘Marino/Abbey Lea History and its Harry Clarke Connection’ presentation by Pippa McIntosh held at Abbey Lea on 19th October 2022Click here
24th OctoberMonumentsDuke of Dorset monument article updatedClick here
1st October 2022Featured articleAbbey Lea previously called MarinoClick here
1st September 2022Featured articleCivil War attacks in Killiney 1922 by Hugh ComerfordClick here
1st August 2022Featured articleMy Ballybrack by Pól Ó DuibhirClick here
1st July 2022Featured articleA History of Killiney StrandClick here
20th June 2022The HousesUrney, Killiney RoadClick here
9th June 2022The HousesMr. Farrell’s yard & forge, Mountain ViewClick here
7th June 2022ContentsContents page updatedClick here
3rd June 2022LibraryThe Library section has been updated and additional content made availableClick here
1st June 2022Places of InterestNiall O’Donoghue and Martello Tower No. 7Click here
31st May 2022ReferenceD’Alton’s History of the County of Dublin: transcription of sections relating to Rochestown, Killiney and ShanganaghClick here
30th May 2022The housesRochestown House. Additional information from Gaskin’s Irish Varieties of 1878 and other sources. List of occupants over the years added.Click here
16th May 2022The housesBuona Vista and Bella Vista post updated to include past residents and further informationClick here
5th May 2022The housesAshurst, Military Road, KillineyClick here
1st May 2022Featured articleTalbot Cottages, Talbot Road, Killiney VillageClick here
28th April 2022The housesGlenalua Road post updated. Minutes of Killiney & Ballybrack Urban District Council Meetings included concerning construction of the terrace.Click here
1st April 2022Featured articleEvelyn Wrench: son of Killiney and the postcard business he created by his 21st birthdayClick here
31st March 2022The housesKillacoona, Military Road aka Holy Child School, KillineyClick here
25th March 2022The housesVictoria Castle post updated to include drawings from the Irish Architectural Archive dated 1927 with proposals to replace/reinstate the house after the devastating fire of 1926Click here
9th March 2022The housesRevised and updated: Glenalua Lodge and Glenalua House
1st March 2022Featured articleWar of Independence propaganda in Killiney-1920Click here
16th February 2022The housesVilla Maria. A Frank Lloyd Wright inspired house just off Killiney Hill Road close to the Military Road junction.Click here
14th February 2022The housesKilliney Castle updated. Additional notes re Thomas Bourchier and Robert Warren appendedClick here
9th February 2022PeopleUpdate on the fatal shooting of William McCabe on Strathmore Road in May 1920Click here
2nd February 2022PeopleUlysses-the Killiney connection…Click here
1st February 2022Featured articleBayview-Killiney StoresClick here
27th January 2022The housesMount Mapas, Victoria RoadClick here
26th January 2022The housesKilda Lodge, St. George’s AvenueClick here
25th January 2022Places of interestThe Kiosk/Kernan’s Corner in Killiney VillageClick here
1st January 2022Featured articleKilliney in 1911. Part 1. Porter’s Post Office Guide and Directory, Killiney & Ballybrack.
Part 2. Census of 1911. Part 3. Royal Visit, George V and other stories
Click here
24th December 2021The housesClonard, Killiney AvenueClick here
23rd December 2021Public buildingsTimeline added to history of The Victoria Arms Hotel, Killiney Village.Click here
20th December 2021The houses‘The Whins’, Glenalua Road. This house, built in 1912, has gone through many name changes and is now called ‘The Rocks’.Click here
4th December 2021New content. Killiney in the snow 2010.Click here
1st December 2021Featured articleNew content. The rise and fall of Francis Edward DuBedat.Click here
1st November 2021Featured articleNew content. Gone but not forgotten. (Part 1)Click here
10th October 2021Featured articleNew content. Glenalua Terrace.Click here
4th August 2021The RailwayUpdate. We have updated the Railway article with evidence of yet another railway station which served the district. It is now long gone with no trace remaining at it’s location at the end of Military Road just opposite the Holy Child School.Click here
1st August 2021Featured articleNew content. Between the Mountains and the Sea by Peter Pearson. A comprehensive overview of the history, places and houses of Killiney with links to supporting articles.Click here
20th July 2021The housesNew Houses added. Illerton, Undercliff, Fernside, Cliff House (Green Hill) and Padua (Desmond).Click here
9th July 2021The housesNew content. The Killiney Houses of Deane & Woodward Architects.Click here
1st July 2021Featured articleNew content. A Killiney Schoolboy Remembers.Click here
1st June 2021Featured articleNew content. The Workingmen of Killiney. Petition for the release of Frank DuBédat, 1896.Click here
8th May 2021The housesVictoria Castle. Post updated to include Landed Estates Court auction of 1872 and fire of 1926.Click here
1st May 2021Featured articleNew content. Torching of Ballybrack RIC barracks in 1920.Click here
7th April 2021The housesGlenalua House. Post updated with additional newspaper articles and a piece on the house being used as the local military headquarters of the Free State army, coming under attack in 1922.Click here
6th April 2021Search Map updated to include Warren Estate 1872 and Gaynor Estate 1874 map overlays. These Landed Estate Court maps which were prepared for the auction of the bankrupted estates covered most of the Killiney area with the exception of Ballinclea and Rocheshill.Click here
5th April 2021The railwayThe Railway. Post updated with new maps, photographs, newspaper articles and additional history including the location of Obelisk Hill Station.Click here
4th April 2021The housesGlenalua Lodge. Post updated with new photographs and additional history.Click here
2nd April 2021Featured articleNew content. Opening Vico Road. Officially opened to the public in 1889.Click here
1st March 2021Featured articleKilliney Castle Hotel.Click here
1st January 2021Featured articleQueenstown. Plans for the development of Killiney Hill Park and the Vico Road in 1840.Click here