Dublin Dockyard War Munitions Factory
Wednesday 4 October at 2.30pm in Charleville Mall Library
Did Your Granny Make Bombs In World War I? From 1915 –1919 a munitions factory operated in Dublin Port ultimately producing 648,150 shells for the war. The factory employed 200 local women and girls and for many this was their first opportunity to earn a decent wage. Hugo McGuinness tells the story of this short-lived industry and how it transformed the working lives of the women employed. Presented in association with the East Wall History Group. Admission Free. Booking is required.