Membership Renewal for 2018
ILHS Membership Subscription for 2018 is due in January (and also open to new members). If you've previously paid by cash, cheque or postal order, you can now pay online via PayPal here. Membership for 2018 includes Saothar 43, the latest edition of the society's journal.
Membership Renewal for 2018
ILHS Membership Subscription for 2018 is due (and also open to new members). If you've previously paid by cash, cheque or postal order, you can now pay online via PayPal here. Membership for 2018 includes Saothar 43, the next edition of the society's journal, to be published March/April 2018.
Anti-Conscription Centenary Events
There are two more events to choose from, marking the Anti-Conscription Centenary, both on 23rd April. The Wicklow Constituency Council of the Labour Party, are sponsoring a public lecture to mark the Centenary. It will be delivered by Labour Historian and ILHS member Charlie Callan. The event will be chaired by Jack O Connor, Chairperson of the Labour Party. It's at 8pm in The Grand Hotel, Wicklow Town on Monday 23rd April. All IHLS members are welcome.
Also on Monday 23 April 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate will take place in Liberty Hall, Dublin 1, on the subject of ‘The cause of Labour? The 1918 general strike against conscription. The Hedge School will take place at 7pm. Admission free, all welcome.
Anti-Conscription Campaign - 100 years on
Exactly 100 years after the Mansion House Conference against Conscription was convened by Lord Mayor Laurence O'Neill, the Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha will host a range of speakers on various topics from the historical roles of those involved on that day in 1918 to the impact on modern day life.
Admission is free but advance registration is required to firstname.lastname@example.org
in the Round Room at the Mansion House, Dublin on Wednesday, 18th April 2018 from 10.30am to 3pm.
Check out the May 2018 issue of our bi-annual newsletters:
The launch of “Stephen McGonagle Ombudsman, Trade Unionist, Senator” by Owen McGonagle will take place on Wednesday 11th April, at 7.30pm in the City Hotel, Derry, and on Thursday 19th April at 6pm at Connolly Room, Cois Life Bar, Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin 1
Bumper 1916 edition of Saothar (Vol. 41) is now available to purchase online.
Co-Edited by Francis Devine, Sarah-Anne Buckley and Brian Hanley, Saothar 41 covers a range of themes relating to labour's place in the 1916 Rising, including the role of women; the legacy and contested ownership of the Rising; gender and class; memory and commemoration; Belfast Trades Council; the ICA; the Workers' Republic; and the response of international radicals to the events of 1916.
Purchase Saothar 41 online here.
A series of articles relating to the Lockout of 1913 in Dublin
The 26th of August 2013 marked the anniversary of the start of the 1913 Lockout and Strike. A chronology of events from this date in 1913 to December 1913 & January 1914 when the striking workers gradually began to return to work. The Lockout ended by degrees.