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Strike play

Strike!, Southwark Palace, London. Review by Dr Mike Mecham

1st June 2023

Dr Mike Mecham recently viewed a performance of ‘Strike!’, a play based on the extraordinary events of the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike in the Playhouse Theatre, London. Mike has kindly submitted a comprehensive review of the performance. It is available to view here: Strike – Review text final

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Fighting for the clerical grades

Review of Dr Martin Maguire’s ‘Fighting For The Clerical Grades’

1st June 2023

A review by Dr Fergus D’Arcy of Fighting For The Clerical Grades – A History of the Civil, Public and Services Union 1922 – 2017 has just been added to the Society website in the Saothar Reviews section.  The full review can be viewed in the Book Reviews area in Saothar or here Review of ‘Fighting […]

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Bread Not Profits Book Cover

New Book Review Added

29th April 2023

A substantial book review by Dr Martin Maguire of  Bread Not Profits : Provincial Working Class Working Class Politics During The Irish Revolution has been added to the Book Reviews section of the Society website. The review is available here: Bread-Not-Profits-review.pdf (

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Strike Handbills

Further Digitised Content Published on ILHS website

24th April 2023

Further digitised content has been added to the Irish Labour History Society website, on the seminal September 1922 Postal Strike. The Society would like to acknowledge the support of Dublin City Library & Archive Service, the Communications Workers Union & the Digital Repository of Ireland in this project. This material is from the Post Office […]

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