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'Religious Leaders Attack in Slum War'

Article from Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 9th 1936, p.9 - 'Religious leaders attack in slum war' Sub-headings:

'A religious question - Dr. Gregg believes slums call for great missionary effort'

'Cardinal MacRory on Nation's…

'Tentacles of Slum Monster are Far-Reaching in City'

Article from Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 7th 1936 p.9 'Tentacles of slum monster are far-reaching in city' Sub-headings:

'Tenements are fire hazards'

'Palatial homes - Now hovels'

'Slums on Spacious Streets.'

Several photos…

'Front Line Trenches of the Slums'

From Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 3rd 1936, p.9 - 'Front line trenches of the slums'

Sub-headings -

'Over 90,000 Dubliners in one-roomed tenements' - 'Big Families in Basements' - Photo accompanying the article is headed: 'Yes -…

'Take Us Out of this Terrible Place' [cont.]

Article for the Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 2nd 1936: 'Take us out of this terrible place' continued.

Discusses Housing Report (1918) and Dr. Cowan's comments - also quotes Alderman Tom Kelly's recent comments to public of the dangers…

'Take Us Out of this Terrible Place'

Article from Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 10th 1936 p.9 -'Take us out of this terrible place' Sub-headings - 'War on the Slums' - Demand for an end to Tenement Squalor' - 'Tragic British Legacy' - Article accompanied by 2 photos on p.9.…

Barry's Yard, off Townsend Street c.1913

Barry's Yard, off Townsend Street. What appears to be a small child stands in front of a dilapidated house. To the right of the picture can be seen a water pump and lamp-standard. A note accompanying this 1913 RSAI photograph points out that "The…

Yard of Morgan's Cottages, Power's Court, c.1913

Yard of Morgan's Cottages, Power's Court, c.1913 showing sanitary accommodation. More than twenty years after this picture was taken matters had not improved greatly for some tenement dwellers. as interviewee Stephanie Cannon recalls: “…things…

'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…

'Former Prize Baby Blighted'

From the Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 19th 1936 p.9 - 'Former prize baby blighted'

Sub-headings- 'Desperate Mother Tells Tragic Story: Doctors Call Help' Two photos accompanying article - under heading 'Once Radiant Child, Now a…

'Baby Hospital Joins Slum War'

From the Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 12th, 1936 p.9 - 'Baby hospital joins slum war' Sub-headings: 'Staff of Teach Ultan says Published Stories of Vermin not Exaggerated' 'Voice of the People From and on Slums' - 'Slum conditions are…

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…

The housing problem in Ireland and Great Britain and the essentials of its solution

The aim of the present paper is to focus public opinion on the Housing Question, to press its urgency, and to appeal for individual and collective effort to aid in utilising fully the liberal provisions made by the Legislature to cope with this great…

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…

Stigma of the slums: Dublin doctor's disclosures Part 1

Stigma of the Slums Part 1 Dublin Doctor's Disclosures What Fathers Should Tell Their Sons "If everyone present would acquaint himself with the conditions existing here, and then find out what is being done abroad, and finally…

'Dublin's Slum Evil'

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Angle Court (Beresford Street - North King Street), c.1913

Angle Court (Beresford Street - North King Street)This image shows some shabby, but not entirely delapidated houses. To the forefront of the picture can be seen the communal water pump and a wash tub. Drying laundry is suspended in front of the house…