Jim Larkin

Cabra Library Cabra Library, Navan Road, Dublin, Dublin
James Curry

2022 marks the 75th anniversary of the passing of famous labour leader Jim Larkin, trade unionist and founder of the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union. Described by Constance Markievicz as "some great primaeval force rather than a man". This talk by James Curry will discuss Larkin's remarkable life and how he has been commemorated...

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Dublin from 1970 to 1990: The City Transformed

Cabra Library Cabra Library, Navan Road, Dublin, Dublin
Joseph Brady

Dublin’s footprint grew steadily during the 1970s with housing transforming the landscape of the west of the city, especially in Tallaght, Clondalkin and Blanchardstown. There was much talk about what needed to be done but little happened until the latter years of the 1980s. When change came it was dramatic and both the social geography...

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