The Tenters: A Response to Dublin’s Housing Crisis

Kevin Street Library Kevin Street Library, 18 Lower Kevin Street Lower, Portobello, Dublin, Dublin

In the early twentieth century, Dublin’s chronic housing conditions were described as the worst within the British Empire. The collapse of the Church Street tenement in 1913 with fatal consequences increased pressure on authorities to address Dublin’s housing crisis. Although events like World War I and the Easter Rising all delayed providing housing for Dublin’s...

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When The Postboxes Turned Green – BOOKED OUT

Kevin Street Library Kevin Street Library, 18 Lower Kevin Street Lower, Portobello, Dublin, Dublin

*This event is now FULLY BOOKED Hosted by Kevin Street Library. Join Historian in Residence Cathy Scuffil as she brings us through a period of great change in Ireland. 1922 was a year of huge change for the Irish Nation. The Anglo Irish Treaty had been ratified by the Dail, though sometimes fractious debate and...

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