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Open Day in Raheny Library on Howth Road Project

When Oct 15, 2011
from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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Please call to see us at the Raheny Library - we will be there all day on the 15th October.


The members of the Society have undertaken to gather together as much

information, maps and photographs of the Howth Road as is possible. It is

intended to exhibit the findings, and, if sufficient material is forthcoming,

to publish a book about the Howth Road from Fairview to Blackbanks.

This exhibition is an initial one to show the type of information that is


We are interested in anecdotes about the Howth Road in ‘past years’,

about people, famous or not so famous, who have lived along it, about the

businesses and shops, and about the architecture along the road (including

dates when houses were built. We are particular interested in details and

photographs of houses of any age showing the period features associated

with the house at the time that it is built. This is especially important for

the lovely red-brick houses and the art-deco houses. Similarly we are keen

to plot the changes to the route followed by the road, especially with the

changes introduced by the building of the Dublin to London Road about

1815 and the arrival of the railway in 1845.

If you have information or photos to do with the Howth Road, we would

love to hear from you. To give us your information, you have a choice of



come to see us here in the Library on Saturday, 15th October


you have information in the Library

leave a note of your name, contact details and the topic on which


come along to one of our meetings (see below)


contact our Hon. Secretary (Mr Brian Wray Ph. 831 3629)