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'Revolutionary Housing Procedure Urged'

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…

'Shocking Dublin Tragedy' (Asylum Yard House Collapse, July 1936)

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Newspaper picture of Asylum Yard house collapse 31-07-'36 Irish Independent (1936) p.11 http://www.irishnewsarchive.com…

Asylum Yard, Mark's Court, off Mark's Lane, 1913

Asylum Yard, Mark's Court, off Mark's Lane As can be seen in this photograph, the cottages in Asylum Yard were in a pretty parlous condition even twenty three years prior to the 1936 tragedy.

Asylum Yard, Mark's Court, off Mark's Lane 1913. Royal…

Pearse House, Hanover Street

'Pearse House, Hanover Street'. From McManus, Ruth (2002). Dublin, 1910-1940. Four Courts Press, Dublin. p.176

Pearse House, Hanover Street was built in the…

View of Mountjoy Square from Saint George's Steeple

Mountjoy Square is one of Dublin's original Georgian squares. It was developed between 1792 and 1818 and named after Luke Gardiner, the first Viscount Mountjoy. By the time interviewees May and Hugh Smullen lived in the Square after their marriage it…

Markievicz House, Townsend Street

Built in the 1930s, Markievicz House, Townsend Street is one of the largest Dublin City Council housing complexes in the city with over 171 apartments. Interviewee Betty Watson lived here and many other interviewees have associations with the…

'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…

Dublin tenement life : an oral history [extract: pages 26-34]

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Originally published, 1994. ISBN 0717140741 (pbk.), 9780717140749 (pbk.)…

Health and housing policy shifts [pages 176-183] in 'Dublin slums, 1800-1925 : a study in urban geography' [by Jacinta Prunty]

Images of pages 176-183 of: Dublin slums, 1800-1925 : a study in urban geography / Jacinta Prunty. - Dublin : Irish Academic Press, 1999, c1998. - xvii, 366 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. - Includes bibliographies and index. ISBN 0716525380…

Unskilled labour in Dublin: its housing and living conditions

Perhaps the greatest difficulty in the way of the social reformer is his lack of adequate information. He perceives, as all, who are not blind or deaf, must perceive, that all is not well with the commonwealth, that large numbers of the population…