Item 5 - Flier for Father Mathew Centenary Memorial Hall

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Flier for Father Mathew Centenary Memorial Hall


  • Sept. 1890 (Creation)

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4 pp; Printed

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Flier seeking funds (£800) to complete the building of the Father Mathew Hall, Church Street. The opening paragraph affirms that ‘this Total Abstinence Hall, for one of the poorest and most crowded districts of Dublin, will cost £3,000. It will seat 1,200 people, and the building will also contain a gymnasium, reading rooms, a room for bagatelle and other games, a library, a coffee bar and a caretaker’s apartment’.

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