Kilmacud is the area west of Stillorgan. In essence, it is a collection of middle-class housing estates built in the 1950s by a range of small private construction companies to cater for the growing market of those able to raise mortgages of £3,000 approx to buy their own homes. Its focus is the 'Redesdale Garden Estate', drawing its name from the local mansion former girls reform school of the British right-wing politician Lord Redesdale, whose daughters the Mitford sisters had achieved celebrity and notoriety in British society. Many other houses and apartments have been built in the area since the 1950s.
LOCAL SHOPSKilmacud is well served by a wide vatiety of shops, restaurants, pubs and other businesses. It is important we as a community support our local traders during these uncertain times.