Dublin Industry at EEC Accession: The Leading Firms and Factories
October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
almost half of the largest manufacturing establishments in the state.
The Guinness brewery at St James’s Gate employed 3,500. Jacob’s biscuit factory employed around 1,500 and was predominantly
female. Twenty-five or so of the factories employed workforces of 500 or more. The Dutch-owned Philips plant at Clonskeagh was among
the most recent. Identification of the largest firms and factories of the time provides us with a glimpse into the industrial history of the first 50
years of independence.
This event is presented by the Old Dublin Society.
No booking required, all places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.