Tag Archive: social event east wall

Nov 03

Seniors Halloween Ball 2013

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  Never too old for utter terror …and a bit of a song and dance too. Halloween Ball 2013 in the credit union… 

Sep 12

1913 Lockout – Merchants Road evictions The Dunne and Coombes family stories recalled

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Waiting for the Bailiffs This coming weekend, on Sunday 15th September, a major commemoration of East Walls Lockout evictions is taking place. Sixty two workers and their families were evicted from company owned houses on Merchants Road, in what we believe to be the single largest eviction in the history of Dublin City. An examination …

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Jun 17

Family Fun day – the preparation

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Family Fun day – the preparation On Sunday the 16th June our Family fun day took place to celebrate our community success as “Pride of Place” winners. This photo essay chronicles the trials and triumphs of the intrepid group of volunteers who gathered at the recreation centre to prepare for the day ahead.   Many …

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May 20

Glen Abbey cup winners 1979

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Glen Abbey cup winners 1979 On this date 20th May 1979 East Wall United won the A.U.L. Glen Abbey cup at Tolka Park, beating Dingle United. This was just another victory in our communitys proud history of sporting success. On this anniversary we hope to bring back some memories, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy seeing …

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Feb 03

Jim Larkin’s funeral February 1947

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                                                                                “…and that’s not rain on his cheeks”                                                                                      Jim Larkin’s funeral – February 1947                                                     Having passed away on 30th January, Jim Larkin was buried a few days later, …

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