A new heritage app for Rathcoole is now available!

A new heritage app for Rathcoole is now available! Rathcoole Historical Tour App This app provides historical information for Rathcoole, County Dublin, Ireland. It displays a map of Rathcoole village with historical sites. The app detects when the user gets close to a site. It displays an image of a historic site when the user … Read more

Early Map of Rathcoole – Down Survey c. 1654

Early Map of Rathcoole Down Survey c. 1654 If you had gone for a stroll through Rathcoole village on this day in 1654 you might have seen a fella riding around on horseback with a rather large measuring-tape. His name was Jonas Archer, and he was using the tape to measure lands that had belonged … Read more

A New History Book Now Available!

A History of Saggart and Rathcoole Parishes A History of Saggart and Rathcoole Parishes, by Maeve Mulryan Moloney, was first published in 1998. Maeve uses many gems of wisdom and wonderful images to take the reader on a journey through times past. Reproduction of the book in its original form is no longer possible as … Read more

South County Dublin – Lets talk Climate change

Saturday, 7 March 9:30 AM Rathcoole Community Centre. Five half-day Climate Action workshops for South County Dublin communities. These three-hour workshops for individuals and community groups in South County Dublin will help communities better understand the need for climate action at a local level and build local climate knowledge in the community… To book a … Read more

Last Letter to Rathcoole ~ By ​Michael Noctor

Rathcoole village was bypassed in 1968 by the N7. A ramble along its thoroughfare on a busy afternoon would give reason to believe the offending dual carriageway no longer exists, as the little village returns to the state of hustle and bustle of yesteryear. A village with many examples of beautiful architecture from centuries past, … Read more