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Pearse Square

Formerly known as Queen Square, Pearse Square dates from the late 1830s. It is a rectangular open space of approximately 1 acre, with houses on three sides and the forth side opening on to Pearse Street. Interviewee Carmel O'Reilly grew up…

A Libertarian in the Thirties [Extract p48-57]

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Descriptions of some childhood games played in the Liberties from the autobiography of Bill Brady (unpublished)…

Down Cobbled Streets [Extract p22-31]

Brief history of the Liberties in Dublin from the perspective of the lives of her family members. She begins by introducting her grandparents who moved to the Liberties in the late 1800's from the country. She describes the community of the Liberties…

I Knock at the Door [Extract p.74-81]

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O'Casey, S. (1939). I Knock at the Door Rpt. (1980) Autobiographies 1 (Combined edition). Pan Books Ltd., London. p.74-81.…