‘Reduced to the utmost want’: the poor of Dublin in the post-Famine period

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Thursday 12 October at 1.10pm in Dublin City Library and Archive, 138 to 144 Pearse Street.

Hosted by Georgina Laraghy, this talk with will look at the various state and charitable provisions made for the poor of Dublin in the post-Famine period exploring the workhouses, the night shelters and the Mansion House Relief Committee which provided for the people of Dublin and beyond during the ‘Little Famine’ of 1880 –1881. No booking required. All welcome on a first come, first served basis.

This event is part of the Dublin Festival of History Programme

Dublin City Library and Archive

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