OUR PUBLICATIONS

All our publications are available at EUR 5.00 and can be purchased at our monthly hall meetings or can be got by post etc.,  via e-mail:   info@foxrocklocalhistory.ie

SPECIAL OFFER – 5 BOOKLETS FOR EUR 15.00 OR 12 FOR EUR 30.00

NEW PUBLICATION APRIL 2022

Our latest publication on:- The Irish Boundary Commission 1925-25 by Declan Ryan is now available for € 5.00. Please contact our club for a copy.

FOXROCK LOCAL HISTORY CLUB’S BOOKLETS BY AREAS OF INTEREST

LOCAL INTEREST
Booklet Number – Subject – Author

2. ST. BRIGID’S SCHOOL by Ethna McGowan
3. ‘MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES’ – AT LEOPARDSTOWN by Liam Clare
11. A HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF FOXROCK by Patrick Cronin
14. THE STORY OF CORNELSCOURT by Ted Farrell
24. DEANSGRANGE CEMETERY by Vicky Cremin
32. FOXROCK ESTATE by Brendan Reynolds
34. LAST TRAIN FROM HARCOURT STREET by James Scannell
35. WATSONS’ NURSERIES by Thomas Ruddock
36 ST. COLMCILLE’S HOSPITAL, LOUGHLINSTOWN by James Scannell
39 MEMORIES OF LEHAUNSTOWN RACES by Liam Clare
43. EXPLORING THE COAST FROM KILLINEY TO BRAY by Liam Clare
46. DUNDRUM FOXROCK AND KINGSTOWN JUNCTION RAILWAY by Liam Clare
51. SEA BATHS OF SOUTH COUNTY DUBLIN by Sean Quinn
52. KILL OF THE GRANGE POTTERY AND BRICKWORKS by Liam Clare
53. LOUGHLINSTOWN COMMONS BEFORE 1870 by Liam Clare
54. FORGES, FARRIERS AND SMITHS by Padraig Laffan
55. YOU TOO CAN UNCOVER OUR HIDDEN HERITAGE OF HISTORY by Liam Clare
56. LORETO CONVENT FOXROCK: MEMORIES OF THE 1940s AND 1950s by Stephaine Batt
60. THE STORY OF FOXROCX CHURCH 1935-2010 by Liam Clare
62. LEOPARDSTOWN AGRICULTURE COLLEGE & THE ORIGINS OF THE RACE COURSE by Liam Downey
65. THE RISE AND DEMISE OF THE DUBLIN CATTLE MARKET by Liam Clare
66. FROM SEEDSHOPS TO GARDEN CENTRES by Myles Reid
68. FROM FOXROCK TO BLACKROCK—75 YEARS AGO by Brian Mac Aongusa
69. WILLIAM WELLINGTON BENTLEY—THE BUILDER OF FOXROCK by Myles Reid
70. 1000 YEARS OF DEANS GRANGE AND KILL OF THE GRANGE HISTORY by Liam Clare
71. TWO-HUNDRED YEARS OF THE HISTORY OF FOXROCK by Myles Reid
72. A MISCELLANY OF DUBLIN STREET AND PLACE NAMES by Liam Clare
77. THE STAINED GLASS WINDOWS BY HARRY CLARKE STUDIOS IN FOXROCK CHURCH by Liam Clare
78. FORTY YEARS OF THE FOXROCK LOCAL HISTORY CLUB 1977—2017 by Liam Clare
83. EARLY SOCIETY IN SOUTH COUNTY DUBLIN by Brian MacAongusa

HISTORIC EVENTS

1. ARSON AT KILTERAGH by Liam Clare
13. UNIONIST – NATIONALIST ELECTIONS IN SO. CO. DUBLIN – 1872-1922 by Liam Clare
15. PARNELL’S “MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION” AT DEANS GRANGE by Liam Clare
19. THE BATTLE OF DEANSGRANCE 1642. By Dermot Kennedy
22. SO. CO. DUBLINERS AND THE BUILDING OF INDEPENDENT IRELAND by Dr. Brian P. Kennedy
23. SO. CO. DUBLIN AND EAST WICKLOW DURING THE 1914/18 WAR by Patrick Cronin
28. SHOOTING INCIDENT AT WESTMINSTER ROAD by James Scannell
30. WRECK OF THE M. V. BOLIVAR by Padraig Laffan
37 THE 18TH CENTURY PIRATES OF THE MUGLINS by Padraig Laffan
40. THE SIEGE AT CARRICKMINES CASTLE (1642) by Dermot Kennedy
41. LOCAL HEROES OF THE 1914 – 18 WAR by Dermot Kennedy
42. A NIGHT OF BURNINGS – OF R.I.C. STATIONS by Eddie Mulkeen
44. DAVITT AND THE MEETING AT KILL OF THE GRANGE – 1884 by Vicky Cremin
47. SAVING THE BAD HARVEST OF 1946; THE BAD WINTER OF 1947 by Padraig Laffan
50. BRIGID—THE SAINT WHO EMERGED FROM THE CELTIC MISTS by Liam Clare
63. A LETTER HOME TO FOXROCK FROM THE BOER WAR by Ted Farrell
64. THE MILITARY CAMP AT LAUGHANSTOWN by Myles Reid
67. ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY MEMORIES—THE FORGOTTEN IRISH by Myles Reid
79. SCOIL ÉANNA, THE FAILURE OF A TRIUMPH by Éanna De Búrca
80. FRONGOCH, THE UNIVERSITY OF REVOLUTION by Éanna de Búrca
81. THE ANGLO-NORMANS AND THEIR IMPACT IN OUR AREA by Brian MacAongusa
84. FAMILY MEMORIES OF THE 1914-1924 PERIOD by Various contributors
85. THE 1940 BOMBING OF ROSMEEN GARDENS, SANDYCOVE, Co. DUBLIN & THE KINGSTOWN-DALKEY ATHMOSPHERIC RAILWAY by James Scannell
86. THE IRISH BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1924-25 by Declan Ryan

PEOPLE

4. SAMUEL BECKETT – EARLY DAYS IN FOXROCK by Noelle Ryan
8. BOSS CROKER OF NEW YORK AND GLENCAIRN by Patrick Cronin
12. BEATRICE ELVERY – LADY GLENAVY by Noelle Ryan
17. DIARIES OF G.F. COLLINS – FOXROCK MART (1864 – 1904) by Ted Farrell
26. LENNOX ROBINSON LIVED HERE by Vicky Cremin
27. DR. HERMANN GOERTZ – A GERMAN SPY IN SO. CO. DUBLIN by Dr. Brian P. Kennedy
29. COUNT PLUNKETT AND HIS TIMES by Moira Laffan
33. THE BARRINGTONS OF GLENDRUIID by Moira Laffan
48. GEORGE DARLEY, POET AND MATHEMATICIAN by Vicky Cremin
57. COSSLETT QUIN: PRIEST, POET AND PROFESSOR by Aodh Ó Canainn
58. REVEREND MAXWELL HENRY CLOSE, HISTORIAN AND MORE by Myles Reid
59. CHARLES HALIDAY OF MONKSTOWN PARK by Sean Quinn
61. WILLIAM DARGAN OF MOUNT ANVILLE – GREAT RAILWAY BUILDER AND PATRIOT by Brian Mac Aongusa
73. EDWARD CHAMBRE HARDMAN—AN EARLY PHOTOGRAPHER FROM FOXROCK by Padraig Laffan
74. JAMES MULLETT (1854—1915) ‘INVINCIBLE’ by Brian Mac Aongusa
75. GEORGE VICTOR DU NOYER—ARTIST, GEOLOGIST AND ANTIQUARY By Myles Reid
82. HORACE PLUNKETT – HIS LIFE, WORK AND THE FOXROCK CONNECTION by Declan Ryan

HOUSES

5. KERRYMOUNT HOUSE AND SOME DIGRESSIONS by Vicky Cremin
6. LOUGHLINSTOWN HOUSE by Rita Ryan
7. STIILLORGAN PARK GOLF CLUB 1908 – 1917 by Cornelius Smith
9. A HISTORY OF LEOPARDSTOWN PARK by Adele Lydon
10. BURTON HALL – LEOPARDSTOWN ROAD by Dr. Rita Ryan
16. LOUGHLINSTOWN WORKHOUSE IN THE 1840s by Liam Clare
18. THE GRANGE – A 19TH CENTURY HOUSE AT KILL OF THE GRANGE by Moira Laffan
20. CARRIGLEA – FROM COUNTRY DEMESNE TO COLLEGE OF ART by Moira Laffan
21. ST. HELEN’S – AN 18TH CENTURY MANSION ON STIILLORGAN ROAD by Moira Laffan
25. CLONKEEN HOUSE by Moira Laffan
31. GLEBE HOUSE AND THE CROCK OF GOLD by Vicky Cremin
38 KILL ABBEY AND ITS RESIDENTS by Maureen Daly
45. FRASCATI AND THE LORD EDWARD FITZGERALD CONNECTION by Moira Laffan
49. FOXROCK HOUSE by Edel Kennedy
76. BLACKROCK HOUSES by Frank Woods

ANOTHER OF OUR PUBLICATIONS IS: FOXROCK MISCELLANY @ EUR 5.00

This is a compilation of our booklets number 3,4,14,27,28,32,37,46,51,61

We also have available a booklet on:- CABINTEELY HOUSE @ EUR 4.00

This gives the history of the house, the families who lived here in the past and it’s transition to the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Parks Department,