Trials and tribulations in the vehicle assembly industry in Dublin 1970 – 1987

Central Library Central Library, Ilac Shopping Centre, Dublin 1, Dublin

In 1987, Córas Iompair Éireann (CIE) was subdivided into three separate companies, which were to be wholly owned subsidiaries of the original entity. This move followed a period of upheaval in the transport industry in Dublin, particularly in the vehicle assembly industry, which included buses, cars and trains. Dublin members of the National Vehicle Builders...

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‘You might as well be in the Arctic’: Working in the Dublin Cattle Market 1940 – 1973 – BOOKED OUT

Central Library Central Library, Ilac Shopping Centre, Dublin 1, Dublin

Dublin City Council Historian in Residence for Dublin Central, Dr. Mary Muldowney is working with Dr. Declan O'Brien on a book about the history of the Dublin Cattle Market. She has been interviewing people who volunteered to share their experience of living beside, dealing with or working in the Cattle Market, until its closure in...

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Hidden Histories Self-Guided Treasure Hunt for Children

Central Library Central Library, Ilac Shopping Centre, Dublin 1, Dublin

Presented by Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks. Are your children curious about the architecture and history of Dublin's buildings, streets and bridges? If so, and if they like to be active, this is a great activity for all the family to do. Download the map below, follow the trail and solve the clues to find...

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