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The First Irish Cities

Review of ‘The First Irish Cities’ now available online

1st December 2023

A review of David Dickson’s The First Irish Cities : An Eighteenth Century Transformation (Yale University Press) written by Fergus Whelan has been added to the Society website. It is available to read here:

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Call For Papers Saothar 49 (Journal of the Irish Labour History Society)

14th November 2023

Saothar 49: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society Call for papers Final submission date: 19 January 2024 We welcome articles; essays; document, film and visual art studies; oral histories; archival and conference reports; as well as letters on the content of the journal or labour history generally. Articles should be of relevance to the […]

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Spirit of revolution book cover


14th November 2023

Spirit of Revolution: Mobilisations around land, food and housing SEMINAR IN MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY ON SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER A seminar is taking place in Maynooth University on Saturday 18 November (12-5.30PM), inspired by a forthcoming volume Spirit of Revolution 1917-1923 (edited by John Cunningham and Terry Dunne) being published by Four Courts Press. This event is supported by […]

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Brendan Byrne RIP

Tribute to Brendan Byrne, 1942-2023

26th October 2023

The following tribute to former Society President Brendan Byrne was paid at an event in the Society premises, Beggars Bush on Thursday 19 October 2023 by Jack O’Connor (former General President of SIPTU). Trade Unionist, Labour chronicler and Social Activist a life – Tribute to Brendan Byrne  

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