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Manuscript notes on recollections of Rathmines resident "Mrs. Cavanagh",


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In Collection: Ceannt and O'Brennan Papers, 1851-1953.
Description: Mrs. Cavanagh of 7 Rathmines Avenue remembers the devastation of cholera; the location of the since-disappeared Swan river; cans of water selling for 1d in Rathmines; an accident whereby a bus fell into the canal and most passengers were drowned; and how "water scarcity was very acute". These notes were utilised by Lily O'Brennan in preparation for her lecture 'Little rivers of Dublin'.
Main Creator: O'Brennan, Lily M., 1878-1948
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (3 pages).
Call Number: MS 41,506/2/8 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.