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O'Connor, R.
2024
March
History Ireland
The Rev John Read and Ireland's First Savings Banks
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Savings Banks, Philanthropy, Moral improvement
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The first two savings banks in Ireland were developed independently of the wider savings bank movement which entered Ireland through Belfast via Scotland. This paper examines why the original instigator of savings banks quickly lost interest in these institutions as instruments of poverty alleiviation and philanthropy.
Dublin
T. Graham
WORDWELL Ltd
0791-8224
www.historyireland.com
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