About Old Malahide

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The Village: A brief history

Shops of Former Days (part 1) Shops have come and shops have gone‚Äč. Main Street, The Diamond & Townyard Lane, The Green, Strand Street and Back Strand.

Shops of Former Days (part 2): New Street, Church Road, St. Andrew's Grove, Old Street, Railway Avenue, Seabank and The Hill.

St Sylvester's Well: An ancient holy well in the village centre.

The Port & Regattas: About the port and regattas from the 1870s.

Sea Fishing & Oysters: Sea fishing was an important source of income. Oyster beds were located just downstream of the present railway viaduct in the 19th century.

Andrew & Tom Kettle: Andrew was a land agitator and supporter of Parnell. His son Tom Kettle was an academic/poet.

Talbot's Cotton Mill: A major, but short lived, late 18th century enterprise at Yellow Walls.