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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


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.