Saothar 48 Journal Now Available!

27th June 2023

Saothar 48 : Journal of the Irish Labour History Society (2023) 

The latest edition of Saothar: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society, number 48 (2023) was published recently and been distributed to members of the Society.

The Society would like to acknowledge the work of editors Dr Peter Rigney and Dr Mary Muldowney (with assistance from Dr Gerard Madden) in preparing the latest 2023 volume of the journal.
The contents include:
Dominick Haugh – Limerick Pork Butchers’ Society – The Formative Years 1871-1890;
Hugo McGuinness – William Graham, internationalism, and the 1886 Dublin Glass Bottle Makers Strike;
Peter Murray – “Sweated Jewish Labour” and Garment Industry Trade Unions in Early 20th Century Dublin;
Luke Crowley Holland – The Labour Movement in Kenmare 1916-1926;
Mike Milotte – Cora White, 1897-1952: Ireland’s Unacknowledged Communist Leader (and thorn in the side of Roddy Connolly);
Frances Devine – Mrs Katherine Gatty’s Memories of Jim Connell in Labour News;
Henry Patterson – Trade Unionism in a Place Apart: the 1968 Split in The National Union of Hosiery and Knitwear Workers in Northern Ireland;
Shay Cody – Document Study: Letter from Thomas Johnson T.D. to Philip Grogan, ITGWU re Labour Party participation in the Dáil, 29 December 1922;
John Borgonovo – Conference Reviews: National Conference of the Irish Civil War;
Helga Woggon ‘Where Would James Connolly be Now? A Letter from Winifred Carney’;
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