Joseph Holloway plaque unveiling at no. 21 Northumberland Road
It's not every day you get to be a part of a commemorative unveiling of the building that you occupy, on Wednesday 28th of June 2023, The Panel were delighted to do just that.
Dublin City Council unveiled the commemorative plaque remembering Architect and Theatre Critic Joseph Holloway (1861-1944).
Joseph Holloway most famous for the remodelling of the Mechanic’s Institute and Theatre on Lower Abbey Street as the first Abbey Theatre, which opened in December 1904.
Holloway lived and worked out of 21 Northumberland Road, for 60 years of his life.
Speaking at the unveiling were Deputy City Librarian, Brendan Teeling, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Councillor Micheál Mac Donncha, Mark O’Brien from the Abbey Theatre, and relative Nuala Holloway, who has been campaigning for the commemorative plaque for many years.
Congratulations to all involved in making this plaque unveiling happen, we are delighted to be a part of Dublin’s historical and theatrical history.
Gallery (courtesy of Fennell Photography)