Tag Archives: Tenement History

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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Eddie Jolley on Living in Henrietta Street, Dublin, 1936-1960

My childhood memories of living at 13 Henrietta Street are days were full of laughter, fun and games both in and out of doors. We had freedom to go wherever we chose to go and play without fear of being … Continue reading

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Orla Fitzpatrick Shows a Picture Speaks 1000 Words

This lantern slide is part of the Darkest Dublin collection in the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. It was deposited by John Cooke, whose work on the housing conditions of the city’s poor, has left us with a powerful … Continue reading

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