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Richard Allen Building

Allen, Richard (1803–86), philanthropist and anti-slavery and temperance campaigner, was born 8 January 1803 at Harold’s Cross, Dublin, into a quaker family, fourth child and second son among fifteen children of Edward Weston Allen, draper, and Ellen/Eleanor Allen (née Burton), and was educated by a tutor. In 1820

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Art Competition Winners

ART COMPETITION WINNERS Congratulations to all our Art Competition entrants at the Harold’s Cross Festival 2023. We had 374 amazing entries! It was very difficult to decide on the winners given the standard of entries, but the following are our list of winners in all of the categories.

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