Durham Miners’ Association tribute to Dave Hopper

There's an excellent article on the late Davy Hopper on the website of the Durham Miners' Association.  Written by Dave Temple, it tells the story of Davy Hopper from his early years growing up in a working class community in Sunderland, his education and his introduction to work in the mines up to his emergence … Continue reading Durham Miners’ Association tribute to Dave Hopper

Jack O’Connor: A Trade Union Strategy to Win for Working People

The 2016 Cork Mother Jones Lecture was delivered by Mr Jack O'Connor, President of SIPTU. Jack presented a paper entitled "A Trade Union Strategy to Win for Working People" on Thursday the 28th July, the opening night of the 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones festival at the Firkin Crane in Shandon. In this challenging paper … Continue reading Jack O’Connor: A Trade Union Strategy to Win for Working People