North Strand Bombing: 75th Anniversary Commemoration at Charleville Mall Library, 31 May 2016

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On the night of 30-31 May 1941 four bombs were dropped by German aircraft on the North Strand area of Dublin, killing 28, injuring over 90, and destroying 300 houses. To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of this tragedy, a special event will be held at Charleville Mall Library on 31 May 2016 at 2.30 pm.  Historian and archivist of St John Ambulance Brigade Pádraig Allen will outline how the Brigade who were on duty coped with the injured and dying in North Strand, drawing on previously unseen records from the St. John Ambulance Brigade archive.   The North Strand Bombing Exhibition devised by Dublin City Archives will be on display and extracts from the Dublin City Archives Oral History Project with survivors of the bombing will also be played.

All welcome Booking advised:
Telephone: +353 1 8749619
Email: charlevillemalllibrary@dublincity.ie

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One Response to North Strand Bombing: 75th Anniversary Commemoration at Charleville Mall Library, 31 May 2016

  1. Martin Coyle says:

    Does any one know if any victims were from County Mayo and if they were there names will be added to the ‘Mayo Peace Park and Garden of Remembrance’ at Castlebar can be contacted through are Facebook page MC

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