Corporation hears demand for a better city

Published: 2 June 1913

At the monthly meeting of Dublin Corporation today, a delegation from the Citizens' Association addressed the Corporation. The deputation, led by Michael O’Dea, argued that trade was being stunted in the city by the high rates and rents charged to traders, and by the excessive cost of electricity which, they stated, was the highest in the UK. Unemployment remains higher than most other British cities, with three times more men out of work than in comparable cities. The Association implored the Corporation to work harder to improve the city, to promote increased prosperity, better trade, more industry and higher wages.

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