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Killester Garden Village: A Great War Veterans Community. By Nigel Henderson.


Following the enactment of the Irish Land (Provision for Sailors and Soldiers) Act in 1919, the British government funded the provision of dwellings for veterans of the Great War across Ireland. By 1924, the Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust had been formed to oversee the residential developments. By the end of 1926, over 3,000 veterans in the …