CollectionDún Laoghaire Borough
Collection DescriptionDún Laoghaire Corporation was established on 14 October 1930, on foot of the Local Government (Dublin) Act 1930, which amalgamated the Urban District Council's of Blackrock, Dalkey, Killiney-Ballybrack and Dún Laoghaire. These local authorities had been constituted as townships in the mid-nineteenth century and designated as U.D.C.'s under the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898. The records transferred from the disbanded authorities to Dún Laoghaire together with those extant in Dún Laoghaire's Town Hall constitute the main archive of the Corporation. Also included in this list are primary records created by then Corporation from its inception until 1973, when a full-time borough manager was appointed, and records of the Dean's Grange Joint Burial Board. The records have been divided into five mini collections in recognition of the independent existence of the authorities prior to the 1930 amalgamation. Each collection has been given the reference prefix L.A. for Local Authority, LA1 is Blackrock; LA2 - Dalkey; LA3 - Killiney-Ballybrack; LA4 - Kingstown-Dún Laoghaire and LA5 - Dún Laoghaire Corporation. A descriptive list is available for each Collection. See link provided for Dún Laoghaire.
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644 Material relating to the bombing of Sandycove on 20th December 1940. Includes damages reports on Rosmeen Gardens, Summerhill Road, Martello Avenue, Eden Park, Clarinda Park East, Summerhill Avenue, People's Park and Sandycove Railway Station, householder' damage repair claims, correspondence with the Department of Local Government and Public Health regarding the expenditure incurred by the Corporation in making or permitting necessary repairs to be made, correspondence with and payment of repair contractors, 1940-1944

645 Detailed survey of damage inflicted by a mine explosion at Dalkey on houses in Convent Road, Colimore Road, Meany Avenue, Leslie Avenue, Harbour Road, Castle Street, Victoria Road, Sorrento Road, Lists house owner, damage and repairs needed, 1946, 234 items.

646 Three maternity and child welfare infant visiting cards, 1946.

AccessBy prior appointment.

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Repository NameDún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Address2 Marine Rd Dún Laoghaire County Dublin
EircodeA96 K6C9
Telephone(01) 205-4743
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CommentThe information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually. When making enquiries please put 'Archive Services' in the subject line of email correspondence.