Tag: fire

Rare photographs of Todds Fire

The William Todd & Company Limited department store occupied about four-fifths of a large city block fronting onto O’Connell Street, between William Street and Thomas Street in Limerick city, where Brown Thomas stands today....

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Workhouse Fire in 1900

The Workhouse on the Shelbourne Road was a place of refuge for Bridget Carroll an inmate of the blind ward. This ward was long with a fire stove in the centre, while at either end of the ward there were open fires on grates. At ...

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