Welcome to the new Malahide Historical Society website.

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New Members

Malahide Historical Society welcomes new members. Joining is easy - fill in this New Member Application form  or just send an email to us at the address below and we will send you an application form: malahidehistoricalsociety2@gmail.com

The annual subscription is just €15 but do not send any money at this stage.

​Alternatively write to: 

The Secretary, Malahide Historical Society, 31 Millview Lawns, Malahide, Dublin, Co. Dublin, K36 D660.

Family History Enquiries

The Society does not maintain genealogical records and does not have facilities for dealing with family history enquiries. We can recommend the following local genealogy service CB Genealogy at www.cbgenealogy.ie   The links page offers some pointers that may be of help.

Monthly talks

Between October and May we run a series of monthly lectures on local and national historical topics. During Covid restrictions these were held online over Zoom.


Admission €5 (cash or card accepted)

11th Oct The Martello Towers of Ireland Rob Goodbody
8th Nov Historical Gardens Christopher Heavey
13th Dec Dr. Colohan and the Grand Hotel, Malahide Brian White
10th Jan The Customs House Interpretative Centre Pauline Kennedy
14th Feb Seatown House Johnathan Kennedy
14th Mar Lambay Island Aidan Arnold
11th Apr Aspects of historic Feltrim Eamonn Madden
10th May A Selection from Malahide Historical Society’s Photograph Collection Brian Dooley

We welcome suggestions regarding speakers or topics, preferably with a local relevance. Ideas to: malahidehistoricalsociety2@gmail.com

Further reading:

If you have roots in Malahide

'Malahide Snapshot 1901'

By Gerry Kingston

An analysis of the people, society and economy of central Malahide as revealed in the 1901 census. The book also has a template for doing a similar detailed analysis of any other district.

Available from Manor Books,Church Road, Malahide

Further  reading:

Want to learn lots more about Malahide?

'Old Malahide' 

By Roger Greene

The story of over 100 locations around Malahide.

Available from: Manor Books,Church Road, Malahide and at MHS museum at Malahide Castle.  

Further reading:

'Portmarnock - its People and Townlands - A History'

By Garry Ahern

Local features, land ownership and salient historical events in the ten townlands comprising Portmarnock.

Available from Spar and Lidl in Portmarnock; also Hodges Figgis, Dublin.
(Mail Order from enquiries@hodgesfiggis.ie)

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