Did your Granny make bombs in World War 1? the story of the Dublin Dockyard War Munitions Factory

with Hugo McGuinness

From 1915-19 a munitions factory operated in Dublin Port ultimately producing 648,150 shells for the war. The factory employed 200 local women and girls and for many, this was their first opportunity to earn a decent wage. Hear the story of this short-lived industry and how it transformed the working lives of the women employed. Presented in association with the East Wall History Group.

Charleville Mall Library, North Strand on 4th October at 2.30pm

Booking required: charlevillemalllibrary@dublincity.ie or (01) 8749619

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