(All help with promoting this class is appreciated. I can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org)
Last year, myself and Dr. Irial Glynn put together a course with the Adult Education Department of U.C.D, looking at the hidden history of Dublin, and focused on social history and forgotten people from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It looked at issues like working class childhood in the city, Dublin’s history of prostitution, labour agitation in the capital and the tenement city.
It was a great experience, and we talked about it on RTE Radio One’s The History Show with Myles Dungan last year. You can listen to that feature here:
Irial has since moved on to academic pastures new, but I’m happy and excited to say the course is going ahead this February. Half the course is in class, and the other half is on the streets, with four walking tours of…
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