The Lost Fashion History of The Liberties Tour 2017
THE LOST FASHION HISTORY OF THE LIBERTIES TOUR
DUBLIN’S TEXTILE QUARTER
SATURDAY, 15th JULY. TICKETS HERE, €15, 2-4pm.
The Liberties was the thriving textile district of Dublin from the late 1600s onwards and over the year there has been every kind of textile production in this quarter from silk and linen weavers, leather tanners, cloth dyers and poplin manufacturers. This tour will take a stroll through this fascinating area with a look at where and how textiles were produced in the area from Tailors’ Hall, Francis Street, Weaver’s Street and Newmarket Square to The National College of Art and Design on Thomas Street where fashion and textiles continues to develop in the city today. This tour will finish at Teeling Distillery who originally had a distillery in Marrowbone Lane and are alos part of the historic fabric of the area.