'Revolutionary Housing Procedure Urged'

Description

Article from Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 10th 1936, 'Revolutionary housing procedure urged'

Sub-headings:

'Famous Priest Calls for Full Government Powers in Slum Crux'

'All Vacant Mansions Should be Utilised, is Presbyterian View'

- Several photos accompanying article including, under the heading 'Paradise Lost - Paradise - Paradise Regained':

1. The Breen family who 'occupy one tiny one-roomed tenement on a top floor in Capel Street'; 2. Toddler 'Francie' whose 'cherubic happiness reflects the health of his new surroundings' in his new Crumlin home.

- Under the heading 'Corporation is Landlord in Both Cases':

3. Picture of a tenement: 'this wretched warren at New Row [where] sixty-seven Dubliners must drag out a miserable existance';

4. Shows group of exuberant looking children 'They're Crumlin children. Fresh air, sanitary conditions of living, and self-respect, have effected this transformation.'

Item Type

Document

Text

Original Format

Publisher

Irish Press

Collection

About this item

Subject

Housing conditions, Relative deprivation

Provenance

10.10.1936

Date Added

05.10.2009

Citation

"'Revolutionary Housing Procedure Urged'." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #274 (accessed September 22 2017, 1:49 am)