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Dublin Museum Hunt 2014

For all those feeling energetic on Saturday 21 June 2014: Dublin Museum Hunt 2014. Advertisements

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A shared tenement story from Jim Meade …

I came across your site while researching my old primary school, Weavers Square Convent. I was an ATGWU shop steward at my job in Dublin during the late 70s early 80s and learned a great deal about the 1913 Lockout as … Continue reading

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Karol Mullaney-Dignam “Larkin’ about”

One hundred years ago, the Weekly Irish Times featured a regular column entitled ‘The Jokers Corner’ comprising prizewinning jokes by readers from around the country. Jokes were submitted on postcards addressed to ‘Joke’, Weekly Irish Times, 31 Westmoreland Street, Dublin, … Continue reading

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Bairds of the Revolution

The Lockout has inspired some great tunes. Francis Devine sings “Who fears to wear the blood red badge” Mark’s Men sing “Jim Larkin” Thanks to Allan for sharing this taster of The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock’s “Lockout”, a new … Continue reading

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‘My Grandad’ by Stella Larkin McConnon

The sun beams danced as I trudged upThose worn out steps so long agoMy small hand in my Mother’s claspedSafely with loving confidence Suddenly a man appearedA giant silhouette he seemedThe light shone round him as he spokeThis was my … Continue reading

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Chris Corlett on the Church Street Tenement Collapse

At about 8.45p.m., as dusk approached on the night of Tuesday 2nd September, 1913, two houses, Numbers 66 and 67 Church Street collapsed.  The rubble fell across the width of the street as far as the door of the Father … Continue reading

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Anu’s Laura Murray on her work at 14 Henrietta St.

This week is the last week of the DUBLIN TENEMENT EXPERIENCE in number 14 Henrietta Street. The house has welcomed us and we settled in nicely. We are so grateful to the audiences that have attended the experience. They are … Continue reading

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