A new book which was funded under the County Heritage Plan was launched by Mayor Vicki Casserly on 20 August, during Heritage Week.  ‘Newlands, County Dublin: Its History and Associated Families 1560-1960’ tells the story of the Newlands Demesne on the Belgard Road for over 400 years.  It highlights the diverse families and personalities that lived on the estate and who influenced local and regional life in politics, the church, industry, and economic development in this area.The book is available for sale in the County Library, Tallaght at a cost of €10.

 

L/R – Councillor Gus O’Connell; the Mayor of South Dublin County, Vicki Casserly; Mrs Rachel Dowling; the author Mr Eamonn Dowling; Rosaleen Dwyer, Heritage Officer, South Dublin County Council.