Tag Archive: east wall history

Aug 31

Bloody Sunday 1913 Patrick Lennon , East Waller, is ‘bloodied but unbowed’.


On this date, 31st August, one hundred years ago Irelands first ‘Bloody Sunday’ occurred. The image of the baton charge on O’Connell Street is one of the most famous Irish photos of the 20th century. An attack by the Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) and Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) saw hundreds of citizens injured as trade …

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Aug 15

Boats at the North Strand lock


Boats at the North Strand lock This is a sight you don’t see every day, the Canal in use as was originally intended. These images were captured by local photographer Karl Larkin on Tuesday 13th August 2013 at Newcomen Bridge. See link here to website of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland for an online …

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Jul 29

Molly Maguires talk – video and audio now available


  The Sean O’Casey Community Centre recently hosted a talk on the Molly Maguires, by New York writer John Kearns. The event was part of “The road to the Lockout” series organised by the East Wall History Group, and was a co-production with Seven Towers, the East Wall based publishers. Not only was the evening …

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May 30

Dockworkers history at River fest – June Bank holiday


Dockworkers history at River fest – June Bank holiday    Recent meeting of the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society at the Sean O’Casey Community centre .

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