The original station for Dún Laoghaire, then known as Kingstown, was situated some 0.8km closer to Dublin at the West Pier near to or at the present-day Salthill and Monkstown railway station. That station was the southern terminus of the first railway in Ireland, the Dublin and Kingstown Railway (D&KR), which opened in 1834. The station was renamed Dún Laoghaire in 1921 and given the name Mallin in 1966 in honour of Michael Mallin, a leader in the 1916 Rising.
Unusually, the station building is on a bridge above the platforms, in a setup similar to Leixlip Louisa Bridge railway station.
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Hi Denis, thank you for your eagle eye and for drawing our attention to that typo – it has now been corrected.
Text says Ballin, I think it should be Mallin
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