Recent Publications



Saothar 41
including
Michael D. Higgins A Celebration of James Connolly & the Irish Citizens Army;
Róisín Higgins The 'Incorruptible Inheritors of 1916': The Battle for Ownership of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising;
Seán Byers Belfast Trades Council, the Easter Rising & the Trade Union Politics of Commemoration, 1916-1966;
Eve Morrison Class, Gender & Occupation Among the Bureau of Military History Witnesses & Ernie O'Malley Interviewees Who Were 'Out' in 1916;
Mary McAuliffe From Inghinidhe na héireann to the Irish Citizen Army: Women, Radical Politics & the 1916 Rising;
Kate O'Malley 'Thrilled by the Irish Rising ... and the Irish Story Ever Since': Indian Nationalist Reactions to the Easter Rising;
Bruce Nelson 'The Greatest Epic of Modern History': Caribbean Radicals and the Irish Revolution;
Dónal Fallon Joseph Connolly (1893-1956): Firefighter & ICA Fighter;
John Dorney The Rabble & the Republic;
Pádraig Yeates Who Were Dublin's looters in 1916?' Crime & Society in Dublin During the Great War;
Stefan Berger & Stefan Braun International Socialist Responses to the Easter Rising in Ireland in 1916 (Essay);
Adrian Grant C.D. Greaves, The Life & Times of James Connolly (Labour Classic);
Conor McNamara An Introduction to Manuscript Sources on the Irish Citizen Army (sources);
Edmund Penrose Objects in the ILHS Archives & Museum: Records & Uniforms of the Irish Citizen Army (sources);
Cécile Gordon The Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection: Evidence of a Revolution Through Ordinary Voices (sources);
Francis Devine 'A Great & Trusted Custodian of Confidences' Betrayed? Winifred Carney's Military Service Pension Application (sources);
Peter Rigney The Rising & Railway Workers (sources);
Order Saothar

Saothar 40
including
Padraic Kenna and Alan Sheerins Development of Irish Housing 1900 - 1970s;
Donal Ó Drisceoil Sex and socialism: the class politics of immorality in pre-First-World-War Ireland;
Gerry Watts The Battle for Liberty Hall;
David Convery From Misfit to Anarchist: The impact of the Spanish Civil War on Captain J.R.White;
Therese Moylan 'She did it properly': Women in the hotel and catering industry, 1926-1971;
Tish Gibbons Trade union recognition in late 20th century Ireland;
Francis Devine The Catholic Workers' College: Some Data From 1951-1961;
Mary Muldowney Labour Lives, no. 17: Michael Enright;
Order Saothar


Saothar 39
including
Francis Devine 'Hearing the Children Weeping': Samuel Monro, 1846-1925, President, Belfast Trades Council & British TUC;
Gerard Madden Bishop Michael Browne of Galway and Anti-Communism, 1937-1976;
Sinéad Ní Choncubhair Brendan Corish: a life in politics, 1945-1977;
Aidan Seery and Liam McKenna, S. J. The Catholic Workers' College Dublin: a personal history;
Ida Milne Gender, hierarchies and change: an oral history of Independent Newspapers since the 1960s;
Mary Jones Essay: Working lives;
James Curry Labour lives, no. 16 Rosie Hackett, 1893-1976;
Order Saothar


Saothar 38
including
Margaret Brehony Free labour and 'whitening' the nation: Irish migrants in colonial Cuba;
Ciaran Mulholland and Michael Walker 'Our cause is a just one': trade union organization in Irish asylums, 1896-1917;
Denis Foley On tour and exiled: James Connolly, 1902-1905;
Padraig G. Lane Daniel Corkery and the Cork working class;
John Newsinger 'The duty of Social Democrats in this labour unrest': Justice, the British Socialist Party and the Dublin Lockout of 1913;
Padraig Yeates 'An injury to one is the concern of all': Dublin port, the Namebook, the 1913 Lockout and the sympathetic strike;
Caitriona Clear Woman's Life magazine and women's lives in Ireland in the 1950s;
Brian Hanley 'The needs of the people': the IRA considers its future, 1967-68;
Michael J. Quinn The Ireland-USSR Society, 1966-92;
Michael Dwyer Abandoned by God and the Corporation: Housing and the health of the working class in Cork City;
D.R. O'Connor Lysaght Essay: From the GPO to the Winter Palace: How a workers' revolution was lost and how a workers' revolution was won;
Order Saothar

1913 Lockout

1913 - 2013 Lockout Centenary
As the year of the centenary of the 1913 Lockout has come to an end; we have created a dedicated section comprising of relevant items of interest. This section consists of articles published by the Irish Labour History Society since its founding. Items from other sources have, and will be added over the coming months so remember to visit our site regularly.

26th August 1913.
The 26th of August 2013, marks the anniversary of the start of the 1913 Lockout and Strike
Tram workers deserted their vehicles in protest when William Martin Murphy forbade employees of his Dublin United Tramways Company to be members of Larkin's Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU).


Chronology of Events 1913 Lockout and Strike. A chronology of events from the 26th of August 1913 to January 1914 when the striking workers gradually began to return to work. The Lockout ended by degrees.

The Dublin 1913 Lockout Article by Padraig Yeats, (Reprinted from "History Ireland" Summer, 2001).

The Church Street Disaster, September, 1913. Article by Chris Corlett, (Reprinted from "History Ireland" March/April, 2009).

The Dublin Strike: A Speech by "AE; George W. Russell Article: A Speech by "AE": George W. Russell. Delivered in the Royal Albert Hall Nov. 1st, 1913.

Nineteen Thirteen Its Significance. Article by William O'Brien, Secretary, Dublin Lock-out Committee, 1913. (Reprinted from "An Dion" December 1934).

1913 Jim Larkin and the British Labour Movement. Article by Bill Moran.

Larkin and the Strikes of 1913: Their place in British History. Article by Kenneth D. Brown. From Saothar, Vol. 9. pp.89-99.

The Devil it was who sent Larkin to Dublin: The Liberator, Larkinism and The Dublin Lockout of 1913. Article by john Newsinger. From Saothar, Vol.18. pp.101-106 (Title first quoted in Liberator 18th October 1913)

1913 The Dublin Lock-out 1913: The Response of British Labour Article by Jimmy Sweeney. From Saothar, Vol. 6. pp. 104-108.

William Martin Murphy and the origins of the 1913 Lockout. Article by Dermot Keogh.

Jacob's women during the 1913 Lockout. Article by Patricia McCaffery

1913 Lockout A militant among the Magdalens. Article by Peter Murray

Labour Day 1891 Article from The Freemans' Journal - 4th May 1891



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