Retail in Dublin City Centre 1790-1990
Published on 18th February 2021
Are you interested in the history of some of Dublin's past and present retailers?
Well, the Central Library are hosting a new series by Dublin City Council Historian in Residence Dr Mary Muldowney which takes a look at retail streets like Henry Street and how they have changed over the last 100 years or so. The series features Dublin favourites Arnotts, Clerys, Roches Stores and other major retailers that have disappeared; as well as featuring the small businesses.
In her opening talk on 8 February, Mary introduced us to the history of retail in Dublin City centre. If you missed it, you can watch back here:
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See also Henry Street and the women who worked there, the next talk in the series Shopping in Dublin City Centre 1790-1990, recorded on 8 March.
This lecture, in honour of International Women's Day on 8th March, focuses on the women who ran and worked in the many retail businesses on Henry Street.