Description

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 accompanying article including one headed 'Five children her slum sacrifice' which shows 'Mrs.Winifred O'Rourke after burying five children, sees another sent to hospital with lung trouble. She herself is fighting an almost hopeless battle against sickness.'

Item Type

Document

Collection

About this item

Subject

Housing conditions, Relative deprivation

Provenance

10.07.1936

Date Added

05.10.2009

Citation

"'Tentacles of Slum Monster are Far-Reaching in City'." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #272 (accessed August 19 2017, 6:37 am)