Saothar 38


2013 issue


  • 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 (Saothar student prize for labour history);
  • 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 (essay);
  • Sonja Tiernan – A City in Conflict (essay in review);
  • Reviews;
  • Leo Keohane – Labour Lives, no. 15: Captain James Robert (Jack) White DSO, 1879-1946;
  • Emmet O’Connor – No. 1: ILP&TUC National Executive minute book, 1917-21 (resources in the ILHS archive);
  • Adrian Grant – Landed estate records as a resource for the study of the rural worker (sources);
  • Francis Devine – Irish Sources in The Women’s Library @ LSE, London (sources);
  • Events;
  • Obituaries;
  • Irish Labour History Society, 2012;
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