Dublin 1913 Lock-out Centenary

Padraig Yeates is an acknowledged authority on the history of the 1913 Dublin Lockout, a major industrial dispute which pitted Dublin's employers led by William Martin Murphy against more than 20,000 workers, led by Big Jim Larkin, who were sacked for their membership of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITG&WU). 1913 can be … Continue reading Dublin 1913 Lock-out Centenary

The “Spirit of Mother Jones” Festival 2013

The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce the holding of the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Shandon from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August 2013. This international “Shandon Summer School” event will see speakers from Ireland joined by participants from both the United Kingdom and the United States, who will … Continue reading The “Spirit of Mother Jones” Festival 2013