ILHS Lectures

New page under the events section. These are recordings of our online lectures in 2020 and 2021.

Material Studies

New page under the Collections section. These are essays on paper-based collections which have been donated to the ILHS.

Labour Lives from Saothar

New page under the biographies section. These are bios which were published in past issues of Saothar.

7 women of the labour movement

New article added to the Biographies page.

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IlHS Lectures

The Society organised two online lectures in Autumn 2020 and five online lectures in Spring 2021, plus the most recent lectures in Autumn 2021. Below are the recordings of these.

Autumn 2020 Lectures

Spring 2021 Lectures

Autumn 2021 Lectures

The Autumn 2020 Lectures

Dr Peter Rigney on the 1920 Munitions Dispute in Ireland

Dr Peter Rigney spoke at an Irish Labour History Society event in late 2020 on the 1920 Munitions Dispute. Umiskin Press have since published a book by Dr Rigney on this important labour struggle during the War of Independence.

Dr Margaret Ward Lecture. Constance Markievicz as Minister for Labour

A lecture by Dr Margaret Ward to the Irish Labour History Society in November 2020 on 'Constance Markievicz as Minister For Labour'

The Spring 2021 Lecture Series

Dr Christopher Loughlin: 'The "Long" Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland'

Dr Christopher Loughlin presented a talk to the Irish Labour History Society in Feburary 2021 on The "Long" Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. This was part of the Spring series of lectures organised by the Irish Labour History Society.

Dr Cormac Moore: The Day-To-Day Effects of Partition

Dr Cormac Moore gave a talk on The Day-To-Day Effects of Partition to the Irish Labour History Society on Saturday 20 February 2021. This was part of the Spring series of lectures organised by the Irish Labour History Society.

Dr Mary McAuliffe on Margaret Skinnider

Dr Mary McAuliffe gave this talk on the revolutionary life of Margaret Skinnider to the Irish Labour History Society on Saturday 27 February 2021.

Dr Mary Muldowney on Irish Women Telephonists & The Struggle For Gender Equality In The 1970s

Dr Mary Muldowney gave a talk on this topic to the Irish Labour History Society on Saturday 6 March 2021, as part of the Society's Spring Lecture Series. An article on the same topic is to be included in Volume 46 of Saothar: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society published in May 2021.

Dr Mike Mecham: 'Standing in the gap of danger by our sides': Keir Hardie's commitments to Ireland

Dr Mike Mecham gave a talk to the Irish Labour History Society on Saturday 13 March 2021, as part of the Society's Spring Lecture series.

Autumn 2021 Lectures

Liam Cahill on Spanish International Brigades Volunteer Mossie Quinlan

The Irish Labour History Society hosted a Zoom talk by author and member Liam Cahill on Saturday 20 November 2021. This talk focused on Liam's latest book, exploring the life and heroic legacy of International Brigade Volunteer from Waterford Mossie Quinlan, who died in the Battle of Jarama in the Spanish Civil War.

Luke Dineen on the creation of the Irish Engineering Union, 1917-1923

Dr Luke Dineen spoke at this Irish Labour History Society Zoom event on Saturday 27 November 2021. His talk covers the union's foundation, starting with 1917 and finishing at 1923, the conclusion of the civil war. It will also cover how the union and its members contributed to the Irish revolution and to the independent Irish state.





ILHS Lectures

New page under the events section. These are recordings of our online lectures in 2020 and 2021.

Material Studies

New page under the Collections section. These are essays on paper-based collections which have been donated to the ILHS.

Labour Lives from Saothar

New page under the biographies section. These are bios which were published in past issues of Saothar.

7 women of the labour movement

New article added to the Biographies page.

Click here for full text.