Spring Talk: The Borough Environment Through the 20th Century

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Spring Talk: The Borough Environment Through the 20th Century

Contact Person

Dlr Heritage Events
Administrator

Telephone

087 226 5013, 9am - 5pm

Date

01st Apr 2020

Time

7pm

Location

Marlay Park (Marlay House)

Cost

N/A

Event Description

Frequently in these lectures, we focus on the parts of our heritagewhich have been retained. In this case, we focus on what has changed. Drawing extensively on photographic archives, this lecture will describesome of the various transformations of the borough.• Facilities which came and went (e.g. swimming baths)• Almost entire rebuild of shop premises - some rebuilt more than once• Electric trams through to one-way streets• Steam trains give way to DART• Steamers and fast ferries which came and went• Industries which came and went• Expansion of the housing stock and loss of green space Talks are free. Must be pre-booked via email: dlrheritageevents@dlrcoco.ie

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