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22 May 2020

Working life in the tenements

You might look at the people of tenement Dublin and think they were poor and you might even feel sorry for them but in most cases you would...

13 May 2020

Teatime Talks: Donal Fallon interviews Peter Brannigan

Teatime Talks are a weekly series of talks inspired by the history and people of 14 Henrietta Street.

11 May 2020

The Games We Played

Street games and children playing together was an important, fun, part of tenement life in Dublin and it’s something that former residents o...

23 April 2020

Teatime Talk: The Dublin Dockers - Listen Online

Every month, we've enjoyed hosting Teatime Talks, a series inspired by the history and people of 14 Henrietta Street.

12 March 2020

Statement in relation to COVID-19

Following the statement issued by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar earlier today regarding the COVID-19 situation, Dublin City Council Culture Comp...

12 March 2020

Statement in relation to COVID-19

The suspension of Dublin City Council Culture Company's tours and public programming as a result of COVID-19 will be extended until 19th Apr...

27 February 2020

Spring at 14 Henrietta Street

The daffodils are tentatively starting to appear, the storms have calmed (for now!), and we’re looking forward to all the great events comin...

21 February 2020

Join us for our Teatime Talk: The Dublin Dockers

On the last Wednesday of every month, 14 Henrietta Street plays host to Teatime Talks on topics connected to the building, the surrounding a...

19 February 2020

Lily Butterworth (née Dowling)

There is a room in 14 Henrietta Street called Mrs. Dowling’s room.
It’s the last room on the tour and it’s not uncommon to hear in the cha...

05 February 2020

Join Us for Tea & Chats

At Dublin City Council Culture Company, Tea & Chats is a really important ritual for us because it’s when we get to throw open the doors in ...

19 December 2019

14 Henrietta Street nominated for European Museum of the Year Award

The museum is the only Irish nomination for the European Museum Forum’s EMYA 2020 awards, and will vie with 60 museums across Europe for the...

18 December 2019

Christmas Hours 2019

We're truly in the festive swing of things at 14 Henrietta Street and looking forward to welcoming visitors over the Christmas period.


Do you have memories of Dublin’s tenements? Perhaps you lived in a tenement, or knew someone who did. Maybe you worked in or around the tenement buildings. Whatever your connection, we would like to hear your stories.