Robert Mallet plaque – Killiney beach

It was a bleak morning, this morning, on Killiney Beach for the unveiling of a commemorative plaque to Robert Mallet, the father of seismology. In October 1849, aged 39, Robert, and his son John, who was a geology student at TCD, decided to carry out a remarkable experiment on Killiney Beach. They wanted to prove…

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Temporary Closure of Strathmore Road, Killiney

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, having received no objections to the proposed temporary closure of Strathmore Road in Killiney, from May 16th to June 3rd 2011 inclusive, will now proceed to close the road to facilitate essential upgrading works by Bord Gáis. A traffic management plan will be in operation and local and pedestrian access will…

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