ILHS Lectures

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

Material Studies

7 women of the labour movement
A new feature we have introduced to our website is 'Material Studies' under the Collections section. These are essays on paper-based collections which have been donated to the ILHS. The first essay is on the IPCS Land Commission Inspectors Branch Minute books

Labour Lives from Saothar

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

7 women of the labour movement

7 women of the labour movement

New article added to the Biographies page.

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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

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

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

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

Manus O'Riordan
Mary McConnell