Social Support

One of the important features of Dublin community life as recollected by the Bridge-IT participants was the support offered through community based networks of friends, neighbours and family. This collection includes material relating to social support and is linked to the Dublin City Life exhibition under the section called Community.


  • TCD

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Pictures in the Hallway
Seamus Marken remembers being chastised by his father when he was a child, this was an important lesson on the importance of social support.
Hugh Smullen remembers working on the coal docks transporting coal from the docks to the yard.
Hugh Smullen talks about the importance of family support.
Betty Watson talks about growing older in her community.

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