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Empty Tea Cups: Living without tea in WWII Ireland

28 September, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

In the Second World War Ireland’s national drink, tea, became a scarce and highly sought after commodity. This talk will explore how Irish society reacted to its traumatic absence.

John Porter is a PhD candidate at Trinity College Dublin, funded by the Irish Research Council. His project researches the history of consumer behaviours in Ireland 1920-1960.

Booking is required. Please contact Ballyfermot Library at + 353 1 6269324 / 6269325 or by email at ballyfermotlibrary@dublincity.ie

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Date:
28 September, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm
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Ballyfermot Library
Ballyfermot Road
Dublin 10, Ireland
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Phone:
+353 1 6269324
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