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    1963 Tenement Collapses

    1963 Tenement Collapses

    The history of housing is an important part of the story of Ireland – and slum conditions of the poor in our cities are a central part of that story. The collapse of dangerous tenement buildings in Dublin punctuates the history of the 20th century. One of the most tragic incidents during the Lockout was the collapse of two tenement buildings on 2 September, 1913 which killed 7 people. In the decades that followed, building collapses remained a common facet of tenement living. The tenement collapses that would change the face of inner city Dublin as well as the lives ...
    The History Show Sunday 6 October 2013

    The History Show Sunday 6 October 2013

    The Irish and World War One This August will mark the centenary of the start of World War One. We will be commemorating this anniversary on The History Show with special programmes and short items telling the stories of Irish people who were involved in the war. We will also be examining what was happening here during these turbulent years. Do you have relatives who were involved in the First World War? We would like to hear their stories. Email:


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