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Limerick Forms Artisans’ Dwelling Company to Improve Housing – Limerick Gazette

Limerick Forms Artisans’ Dwelling Company to Improve Housing

Limerick, Tuesday: A meeting was held at the Chamber of Commerce today, with Most Rev. Dr O’Dwyer presiding, to form an Artisans’ Dwelling Company aimed at improving housing conditions for the city’s skilled workers. Substantial financial commitments were announced from local businesses and prominent figures, including Lord Iveagh and Sir Thomas Cleeve, totaling £10,000.

Following a motion by Mr Goodwin, it was decided that the company would have a directorate of seven members, with a three-member quorum. The share capital of the company was set at £15,000, consisting of £1 shares, with an initial investment of £10,000 from the directors and contributors.

Northants Evening Telegraph – Wednesday 07 May 1902