The Invisible Front Line - Pearse House

7 Oct 2020


Pearse House is a vibrant community of 345 flats that house almost 1,000 people.

It is one of many such flats complexes in Dublin and is nestled behind Trinity College and one block from the river. The flats were built in the early 1930s by the architect Herbert Simms.

This RTE Feature on the "Invisible Front Line" featuring many well know faces from the area is really worth a look.

From the article, Eileen Nalty, Youth Worker with St Andrew's Resource Centre:

"I chose to work throughout as we were short-staffed and I wanted to help… I've never seen the inner city so empty or so quiet… it was eerie."


Click here for full article.