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01 October 2021

Caring for 14 Henrietta Street

Did you know that the building actually makes up 50% of 14 Henrietta Street’s collection?

15 July 2021

Meet the Team: Tania Desloge

Meet Tania, Collections Coordinator at 14 Henrietta Street.

20 April 2021

Seán McLoughlin: The North King Street Bolshevik

The streets around Henrietta Street contain some surprising connections to the revolutionary period and the on-going decade of centenaries.

09 April 2021

Factory Girls: Williams and Woods

Donal Fallon explores the legacy of the Williams and Woods Factory and the role it played in the lives of Henrietta Street residents, partic...

08 March 2021

They say behind every great man there's a great woman...

This International Women's Day, Tour Guide Gillian Ryan remembers some of the women of Henrietta Street

05 March 2021

Remembering Thomas Bryan

14 Henrietta Street is delighted to welcome historian Donal Fallon to write a series of blog posts about the building and its rich and varie...

08 February 2021

Teatime Talk: ‘From Mud Huts to Garden Suburbs: Workers’ Housing in the Docklands’

This talk will examine how workers housing in the Dublin docklands evolved

27 January 2021

Our playground was the street

A topic that often comes up when we speak to people is the memory of football as an important, often joyful part of life in tenement times.

14 January 2021

Join us for our February Teatime Talk: The makings of the people's game - Football in Dublin

For our February Teatime Talk, we’re delighted to invite Gerard Farrell of the Bohemian Foundation to give an online talk about the history ...

28 October 2020

Kevin Barry and Henrietta Street

14 Henrietta Street is delighted to welcome historian Donal Fallon to write a series of blog posts about the building and its rich and varie...

14 September 2020

The memory of Alderman Joseph Meade

The decline of Henrietta Street - and Dublin more broadly - was a more gradual event in the aftermath of the Act of Union than often present...

16 June 2020

Moving to the suburbs

It must have felt like a million miles away when people headed to their new homes in the suburbs of Dublin - the country as some would call ...

09 June 2020

5 Henrietta Street and Uinseann MacEoin

Opposite 14 Henrietta Street is James Bryson House, the name bestowed upon 5 Henrietta Street by Uinseann MacEoin, who together with his wif...

04 June 2020

Henrietta House and Herbert Simms

14 Henrietta Street is delighted to welcome historian Donal Fallon to write a series of blog posts about the building and it’s rich and vari...

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...

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...

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...

30 July 2019

'MUSEUM' created in response to the history of the house

Poet Paula Meehan and photographer Dragana Jurišić collaborate on new book inspired by the history and residents of 14 Henrietta Street

08 May 2019

14 Henrietta Street – Making a Museum: Working Life in Tenement Times

In the run up to our first year anniversary this September, we will be releasing Making a Museum, a series of short videos that look back at...

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