The History of the Richmond Asylum in Grangegorman

A public talk being hosted by the Stoneybatter & Smithfield People's History Project will take place on Saturday 29th June at 4.00pm in the Cobblestone Bar, Smithfield.
 The theme for this talk is the history of the Richmond Asylum in Grangegorman, and how Irish society treated people with mental health problems. It will be addressed by Dr. Pauline Conroy, a graduate of Social Science from University College Dublin and the London School of Economics.

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  • joantaaffe

    I think the meet up was a little oversubscribed and when we arrived at the venue we could not participate as it was full and there was no microphone available to enable those at the back of the room to hear.

    July 2, 2013

  • David C.

    I liked it, good talk, good crowd, trousers and shirt were not a good dress code for the day, it was boiling in there.

    July 1, 2013

  • Mark

    It was great to hear about the social history of the time from Dr. Conroy, especially re the interventionist, not laissez-faire, aspects.

    July 1, 2013

  • trena

    very informative

    June 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Was looking forward to this talk and was in area but hadn't checked details of where meeting properly so I missed everyone. Sorry no to make it.

    June 30, 2013

  • John

    Very interesting lecture

    June 29, 2013

  • Keith D.

    Very good talk! :-)

    June 29, 2013

  • Eva

    Got there after 4 and there was 75 people there and they were not letting anyone else in. What a pity....

    June 29, 2013

  • Mick

    somrthing has just come up for me, I cant attend now

    June 29, 2013

  • katherine g.

    sorry. cannot make it now.

    June 29, 2013

  • catherine d.

    Can,t make the Gra.ngegorman Talk

    June 27, 2013

  • katherine g.

    YEs would love to attend

    June 25, 2013

  • trisha r.

    very interested in many aspects of instituitional 'care', sorry to have missed talko magdalen laundaries a few weeks ago. This talk may show some common features of care for disadvantaged people, may see if my views are challenged or re-inforced

    June 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The people's history project sounds very interesting and I am keen to know more as well as hear about Richmond Asylum. A double shot of interest, hurrah!

    June 23, 2013

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