Vintage picture postcard - postally unused, of great historical interest, features an image of women working at the Dun Emer Industries Ltd, Dundrum Co. in Dublin Ireland. Two are identified: the sisters Lily and Elizabeth C. Yeats (siblings of William Butler Yeats), both of whom were very much involved in the Arts & Crafts movement

Dundrum, Co Dublin & the Sisters of W.B. Yeats

Dundrum is now a sprawling suburb in south Co Dublin but a hundred years ago, it was a small sleepy village with a railway station on the little used spur line from Harcourt Street (Dublin) to Shankill.  Not many people think of it as an industrial hub but, for many years, it was a centre…