Tribute Event For Historian & Activist Rayner Lysaght

Rayner Lysaght event
A tribute event for former Society Committee member, historian and activist Rayner Lysaght is taking place in the Irish Labour History Society Premises in Beggars Bush on Saturday 14 May from 11am. Due to limited capacity, pre-registration is required. Register via https://raynerlysaght.eventbrite.ie or by emailing secretary@ irishlabourhistorysociety.com
We plan to put up a recording of this event here in the week following the event.

Material Studies

AEU journal
New article on the AEU Journals, 1937-1964 under Material Studies, here. We also have a history of the AEU here.
The Material Studies are essays on paper-based collections which have been donated to the ILHS.

The Man in the Middle:
Bill Attley

Bill Attley Front Cover
For two decades, Bill Attley was a central figure in the trade union movement as a leading officer of the Federated Workers' Union of Ireland (FWUI) and Services, Industrial, Professional & Technical Union (SIPTU). This new ILHS title by Francis Devine, is now available for sale from the ILHS.

Tom & Marie Johnson
SEEKING NO HONOURS

Tom Johnson Front Cover
This new ILHS title by Shay Cody (current president) and Charles Callan, (former president and long-time secretary) with reflections of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, the Labour Party, Padraig Yeates and Brendan Howlin is now available for sale from the ILHS.

ILHS Lectures

New page under the events section. These are recordings of our online lectures in 2020 and 2021.

Labour Lives from Saothar

New page under the biographies section. These are bios which were published in past issues of Saothar.

7 women of the labour movement

New article added to the Biographies page.

Click here for full text.

Copyright Notice

Copyright material on this site is available for the purpose of research and private study only.
By continuing to use this site you acknowledge and accept the conditions that the contents of the website will not be extracted or re-utilised for any competing or commercial purpose without the written consent of The Irish Labour History Society and the copyright holder.

Conference 2015

Labour in 1915
on the cusp of the Revolutionary Year
Liberty Hall 1915


The ILHS annual conference for 2015 took place on October 9th-11th at Liberty Hall Theatre in Dublin

Below is a link to the video of the opening speech by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins as well as audio links to some of the presentations made during the conference.




Opening Address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins.

After the Lockout: The Options for the Poor.


Recordings of presentations and Q&A sessions on Saturday 10th October.


Opening presentation

Chaired by Francis Devine

Speakers:-
Chris McGimpsey on 1915: The View from Northern Ireland - 0:00:30
Brian Hughes on Michael Mallin - 0:21:54
Q & A Session - 0:42:41




The Women of 1916

Sponsored by SIPTU Equality/Womens History Association of Ireland, Chaired by Fionnula Richardson

Speakers:-
Nell Regan on Helena Molony - 0:00:20
Mary McAuliffe on The Women and ICA - 0:12:30
Francis Devine on Winifred Carney - 0:33:08
Fionnuala Walsh Women and Work -Women’s Employment in 1915 - 0:56:32
Q & A Session - 1:11:43




James Connolly: Socialist and Soldier

Chaired by Rodney Rice

Speakers:-
Emmet O‘Connor - 0:04:00
Brian Hanley - 0:24:53
Padraig Yeates - 0:45:39
Q & A Session - 1:05:44




Hedge School on 1915 and the events leading up to 1916

Sponsored by History Ireland, Chaired by Seamus Dooley, NUJ

with
Manus O'Riordan
Mary McConnell

Tribute Event For Historian & Activist Rayner Lysaght

Rayner Lysaght event
A tribute event for former Society Committee member, historian and activist Rayner Lysaght is taking place in the Irish Labour History Society Premises in Beggars Bush on Saturday 14 May from 11am. Due to limited capacity, pre-registration is required. Register via https://raynerlysaght.eventbrite.ie or by emailing secretary@ irishlabourhistorysociety.com
We plan to put up a recording of this event here in the week following the event.

Material Studies

AEU journal
New article on the AEU Journals, 1937-1964 under Material Studies, here. We also have a history of the AEU here.
The Material Studies are essays on paper-based collections which have been donated to the ILHS.

The Man in the Middle:
Bill Attley

Bill Attley Front Cover
For two decades, Bill Attley was a central figure in the trade union movement as a leading officer of the Federated Workers' Union of Ireland (FWUI) and Services, Industrial, Professional & Technical Union (SIPTU). This new ILHS title by Francis Devine, is now available for sale from the ILHS.

Tom & Marie Johnson
SEEKING NO HONOURS

Tom Johnson Front Cover
This new ILHS title by Shay Cody (current president) and Charles Callan, (former president and long-time secretary) with reflections of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, the Labour Party, Padraig Yeates and Brendan Howlin is now available for sale from the ILHS.

ILHS Lectures

New page under the events section. These are recordings of our online lectures in 2020 and 2021.

Labour Lives from Saothar

New page under the biographies section. These are bios which were published in past issues of Saothar.

7 women of the labour movement

New article added to the Biographies page.

Click here for full text.

Copyright Notice

Copyright material on this site is available for the purpose of research and private study only.
By continuing to use this site you acknowledge and accept the conditions that the contents of the website will not be extracted or re-utilised for any competing or commercial purpose without the written consent of The Irish Labour History Society and the copyright holder.