Housing Conditions 1960s
The Coombe Dublin. C.1960s
Co-archived Dublin Tenement LIFE
Dublin Tenements.Corporation Buildings. The corporation Buildings were Tenement Flats Built back in the early 1900s in dublin as what was thought to be a solution to social housing problems. i was born here in august 1962. This is the first time i have seen video footage of the place where I was born
Co-archived Irish History Show Near FM
A documentary on the Mount Pleasant building flats in Dublin during the late 1960s. These buildings were one of the most run down, tightly cramped, poverty stricken areas in Dublin at this time. Many people who lived here could not afford to pay their rent in their previous homes, so their only alternative was to move into these accommodations, for the others these flats were merely all that they could ever afford to live in.
Dublin Poverty - Mount Pleasant Buildings (Part 1 of 2)
Dublin Poverty - Mount Pleasant Buildings (Part 2 of 2)