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'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…

Corporation excused: collapse of Dublin house

Corporation Excused Collapse of Dublin House Judgement for the Defendants (Before the President of the High Court and a Jury) The hearing was concluded of the action of Mrs Elzabeth Callaghan, Townsend Street Dublin, against the Dublin…

House stripped of timber

Picture of an Irish Times headline on February 3rd 1938 from a court report on the collapse of No.8 Asylum Yard which killed two children and injured…

Deaths of two children

Deaths of Two Children Mentioned in Court Case Dublin House Collapsed (Before the President of the High Court and a Jury) Mrs Elizabeth Callaghan, Townsend Street, claimed damages against the Dublin Corporation for injuries caused to her…

City children killed: inquest adjourned

City Children Killed Inquest Adjourned Dr J.P. Shanley, Deputy City Coroner, opened and adjourned an inquest in Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital, Dublin on Saturday on the two children who died following injuries received when an unoccupied…