Search Results for 'Blackrock, Dublin'

37 results found.

Blackrock diving tower in line for major renovation works

image preview

Blackrock diving tower could be in line for major renovation and enhancement works as City Hall is assessing submissions from consultants who are prepared to undertake the proposed works.

Council begin installing lighting along South Park and Blackrock

image preview

Work began this week on providing low-level, interactive, smart lighting, along the walkways at South Park in the Claddagh, and alongside the golf course, just off Blackrock, Salthill.

New lighting in South Park and Blackrock will 'extend the prom in winter'

image preview

Public lighting along South Park, and from Blackrock to the caravan park, will be "welcomed by those who regularly walk" both areas, and such lighting will have the effect of "extending the Promenade in winter time”.

Blackrock diving tower to get fresh coat of paint

image preview

Salthill's iconic Blackrock diving tower to get a new coat of paint, a move one local councillor has welcomed in the wake of the structure looking "shoddy" on the front page of a national daily paper.

No more swimming - Blackrock closed to the public with 'immediate effect'

image preview

No swimming will be permitted at Salthill's iconic Blackrock diving tower for the foreseeable future, while the popular walkway along the golf course, adjacent to Blackrock, will also be closed.

Diving at Blackrock

image preview

Up until the mid-19th century, there was a cluster of thatched cottages at Blackrock. on the Night of the Big Wind [January 6, 1839] these were literally blown away by the ferocity of the storm and the tide and most of the occupants had to move inland. They were mostly fishermen and there had always been a tradition of fishing in the area. Blackrock was also a favourite place for men bathing, and in 1885, Mr Moon and some of his friends decided to place a springboard there. Unfortunately they did not have ‘planning permission’ from the owner of the land, Colonel O’Hara, and he had the board removed and made it difficult for the bathers to get to the rock at all. It ended up in court and the urban council stepped in and signed a lease giving a public right of way to the bathing area.

Diving at Blackrock

Up until the mid-19th century, there was a cluster of thatched cottages at Blackrock. on the Night of the Big Wind [January 6, 1839] these were literally blown away by the ferocity of the storm and the tide and most of the occupants had to move inland. They were mostly fishermen and there had always been a tradition of fishing in the area. Blackrock was also a favourite place for men bathing, and in 1885, Mr Moon and some of his friends decided to place a springboard there. Unfortunately they did not have ‘planning permission’ from the owner of the land, Colonel O’Hara, and he had the board removed and made it difficult for the bathers to get to the rock at all. It ended up in court and the urban council stepped in and signed a lease giving a public right of way to the bathing area.

Seapoint Corner about one hundred and fifty years ago

image preview

This was Seapoint Corner c1865. The buildings we see, running from the left, are Prospect Lodge; Corrig View; Elm View; Prairie House with the balcony, which was built 1855-1861 by Colman O’Donohoe who had obviously spent some time in America; Beachmount; Villa Marina, which had the sign Michael Horan, Grocer over the door; Sunnyside Lodge; Seapoint House; then a gap which led into Seapoint Terrace; and finally, the thatched building which was George Fallon’s Baths. The sign on his gable read Hot Baths and Bathing, No Refunds and his family operated the baths business at least from 1855 to 1894

Blackrock diving tower renovation plans to go public this month

image preview

Plans for the long awaited and much needed renovation and regeneration of Blackrock diving tower in Salthill are close to finalisation and will go to public consultation before the end of September.

Country living in Kiltoom

image preview

Property: 3 Newpark Village, Kiltoom, Co Roscommon

 

Page generated in 0.0471 seconds.