1908 – St. Agatha’s, North William St., Dublin
Architect: W.H. Byrne & Son The foundation stone of the church was laid on Sunday April 25th 1880 and the church was finally completed and blessed by the Archbishop of Dublin William Joseph Wa…
My Grandparents Lived in Slum Tenements in Dublin, Ireland
Memories of my grandmother and her family living in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence and the 1916 Easter Rising. How as an ordinary family living in tenement rooms in Dublin they got on with raising their family as best they could from 1907 to 1960.
And was it 6 o'clock when Elinor Wiltshire took this photo of a tram (no. 15?) crossing the canal at Portobello in Dublin? Photographer: Elinor Wiltshire Date: 1941-October 1948 NLI Ref.: WIL 75
Swastika Laundry (1912 – 1987)
The Swastika Laundry operated from the Shelbourne Road in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 for 75 years. It was founded by John W. Brittain (1872 – 1937) from Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim who was one of t…