Skerries Phone book 1954

Paper: 322

Lecture: 2017

Author: Laird, Bob

Published in: – Time and Tide 12

Report by: Oona Roycroft

Synopsis : An overview of the development of the telephone system in Ireland followed by an analysis of telephone users in Skerries in 1935 (brief) and 1954 (detailed). The final part of the paper examines the development of the manual phone system to the automated systems of the 1970s and 80s.

Industrial history, social history

16 pages