Talk: 'Watsons Nursery Clontarf, 1880-1920'

10 Nov 2014 - 10 Nov 2014 Parish Resource Center, St. Johns Church, Clontarf Road


Now that the intensity of Battle of Clontarf commemorations has ended, the Clontarf Historical Society start the new season with a selection of talks that cover a wide selection of topics that should prove to be both interesting and enjoyable. 

One of the best-known nursery gardens in the twentieth century was Watson’s in Killiney. What is not generally known is that this nursery had its origins in Clontarf. Hollybrook Grove (off Strandville Avenue) now occupies the site.

This talk traces the 40-year history of the nursery in its Clontarf days.