Group Annotation Field Guide by Spencer Beck, Bella Rocha, and Sarah Spalding for English 119, Spring 2020. Annotation examines the photograph “Children at play on Henrietta Street, Dublin in the early 1920s” from Poverty and Health. Field guide discusses the street’s history from Georgian law estate homes to crowded tenements for the poor, as well as connections to prominent works of Irish literature from the era studied in the duration of our course. Thank you.
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Today’s visit brought a detour to Dublin’s General Post Office, a site of much historical activity. For example, you can … More
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In my visit to the ruins at Newgrange I discovered a lovely site surrounded by lush grass and green hills. … More