‘Reduced to the utmost want’: the poor of Dublin in the post-Famine period

with Georgina Laraghy

This talk will look at the various state and charitable provisions made for the poor of Dublin in the post-Famine period exploring the workhouses, the night shelters and the Mansion House Relief Committee which provided for the
people of Dublin and beyond during the ‘Little Famine’ of 1880 –1881.

Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street on 12th October at 1.10pm

No booking required. All welcome on a first come, first served basis.

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