Friday, 2nd September, 11.00am -12.00pm in Room C201, UCD Michael Smurfit Business School, Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Dublin. The Annual Countess Markievicz Lecture 'Re-imagining Labour: attempts at reforming trade unionism from within, 1864-1975' will be delivered by Dr Emmet O'Connor one of Ireland's most distinguished labour historians, in association with the Irish Association of Industrial Relations.
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Co-Edited by Francis Devine, Sarah-Anne Buckley and Brian Hanley, Saothar 41 covers a range of themes relating to labour's place in the 1916 Rising, including the role of women; the legacy and contested ownership of the Rising; gender and class; memory and commemoration; Belfast Trades Council; the ICA; the Workers' Republic; and the response of international radicals to the events of 1916.
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on the cusp of the Revolutionary Year
The 2015 ILHS Annual Conference took place on October 9th-11th at Liberty Hall, Dublin.
ILHS Conference 2015
was officially launched by Tánaiste Joan Burton TD, Leader of the Labour Party in Liberty Hall, Dublin on 1st July 2015. There is an audio recording of the launch at the link below.
Clusky book launch
The 26th of August 2013 marked the anniversary of the start of the 1913 Lockout and Strike. A chronology of events from this date in 1913 to December 1913 & January 1914 when the striking workers gradually began to return to work. The Lockout ended by degrees.