First published November 1995

This edition March 2007

Since November 1996 this site has chronicled the ups and downs of life in Lucan. It is by no means the full story, and any visitor requiring a more comprehensive overview would be advised to consult the website of the LUCAN NEWSLETTER or obtain a copy of local historian, Mary Mulhall's book"A HISTORY OF LUCAN". This is on sale locally at all newsagents. It can also be ordered from the Newsletter Office.

Other publications of interest are; GRIFFEEN VALLEY PARK, uide to the Griffeen Valley Regional Park. This is published by the Parks & Landscape Services Department at South Dublin County Council (

In April 2005, The Italian Ambassador to Ireland, Dr. Alberto Schepisi, published a magnnificent book on LUCAN HOUSE, written by Desmond Guinness, founder of the Irish Georgian Society. Copies of this book should be requested fron the Embassy of Italy, Northumberland Road, Dublin, 4.

The LUCAN GAZETTE is published each Wednesday and is widely available in retail outlets at €1.50 per copy. Contact for further information, or write to 8, The Mall, Main Street, Lucan.

LIFFEY SOUND FM, Local Community Radio broadcasts on the 96.4 FM. EMAIL: liffeysound@eircom.ner

For those not familiar with Dublin and Lucan, I suggest the new edition of "DUBLIN STREET GUIDE", which now contains maps of Tallaght and Lucan.Published by Gill & Macmillan it is available at Chapters, Abbey Street, Dublin 1 at 9.99 Euro.

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Gerry O'Flynn 2006