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'Dublin's Infantile Death Rate Demands Slum Abolition'

Article from Irish Press's 'Slum Evil' Series, October 6th 1936 p.9 'Dublin's infantile death rate demands slum abolition'

Sub-headings - 'Massacre of the Innocents' - reasons why figures cannot be reduced substantially' - 'Tenement Children's…

Marie Murphy describes the type of housing she lived in during her childhood and her early married years.

This is a description of the type of housing lived in during her childhood and the early years of marriage. It includes references to the Pearse Street…

Today and yesterday: two housing inquiries 1914 and 1936: part 2

...Sternly resisted by the Housing Committee in 1914 as "wildcat" proposals of idealists, the philosophy ultimately went home. Today every suburban site then proposed is covered with wage-earners cottages and gardens and Crumlin, with its…

Today and yesterday: two housing inquiries 1914 and 1936: part 1

Today and Yesterday Two Housing Inquiries - 1914 and 1936 by E.A. "How things change and yet remain unchanged! More than twenty-two years have flown by since - in the closing days of June 1914 - the Council Chamber of Dublin City Hall…

Dublin's big housing drive [image]

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Headline of Irish Times article from Saturday October 24th 1936…

Dublin's big housing drive: part 2

Dublin's Big Housing Drive - part 2 "... in considering the housing programme to be carried out each year, the Corporation had always in mind the abolition of the slums, and accordingly, where possible, selected areas in which the…

Stigma of the slums: Dublin doctor's disclosures part 2

"...And then the tenements must be pulled down, block by block, and modern flats with open spaces built around them instead. The policy of building outside the city while the slums are left in its centre is completely wrong. And merely…

Dublin's big housing drive: part 1

Dublin's Big Housing Drive Dwellings for 80,000 people The importance of the Housing Acts Inquiry opened on Tuesday in the City Hall was shown in the large attendance of persons concerned in the matters that the Local Government Board…