2021 AGM Online

2021 AGM Online Apply to attend the AGM! The AGM date is approaching. Apply now to attend our Zoom AGM meeting and vote! Apply by the 23rd of April. AGM info: Date: 27th of April Time: 7:30 P.M. Place: Zoom To raise any issue or suggest any idea for the Agenda please email us at: … Read more

New Book Now Available!

New book now available, check out our Books section here! Mercer’s School Rathcoole & Castleknock Click here to read the book.

Slade Valley Ancient Road walk

Slade Valley walk    The Ancient Slade Road.   By Tom Mansfield       Think of a time when no road existed from the Embankment to Crooksling to near Brittas.   A time when there was no road from the Craddle to the Craddle /Slade Road.   The ancient Slade road connected Tallaght and Saggart to Blessington via Boherboy to Brittas.   With the building of Downshire and Glenareen Bridge it became a Coach Route.   … Read more

Colemanstown, Blackchurch

Colemanstown, Blackchurch Mud Cottage, a casualty of progress. One of the casualties of progress, in terms of the current road works on the Dublin-Naas Dual Carriage [N7], was a little mud-walled cottage which nestled just below the level of the road a few hundred yards north of the Athgoe junction at Colmanstown, Co.Dublin. Read more

ET School Traffic and Mobility Report

ET SCHOOL TRAFFIC AND MOBILITY Report The Department of Education & Skills have appointed a Design Team to deliver a number of Interim Schools in specific areas. These interim schools are intended to provide facilities until such a time as the permanent school for that area is constructed. For this proposed development, the proposed duration … Read more

Rathcoole residents challenge approval for 204 housing units

Rathcoole residents challenge approval for 204 housing units  BreakingNews IRELAND  Local residents in Rathcoole, Co Dublin have taken a legal challenge aimed at overturning planning approval for a development that includes 204 residential units  14/01/2021 | 16:05 PM  ANN O’LOUGHLIN  Local residents in Rathcoole, Co Dublin have taken a legal challenge aimed at overturning planning approval for … Read more

Winifred Mabel Letts (1882- 1972)

Winifred Mabel Letts (1882- 1972) was a poet, novelist, and playwright married to William Verschoyle of Saggart. (She is buried in Rathcoole Churchyard). (Article by Mervyn Ennis, Saggart Heritage group) Check out our Heritage page to read more