Recent Publications



Saothar 43
including
Mary Jones The 1841 Children's Employment Commission Ireland: the employment of children in mines and manufactories;
Leah Dowdall 'A tantrum in a teacup': Women in the Irish working-class movement, 1890-1916;
Mike Mecham William Walker: social activist and Belfast labourist;
Padraig Yeates 'Have you all gone mad' - the 1918 General Strike against Conscription;
Helga Woggon Winifred Carney in the 1918 Elections: Her Stand for Women, James Connolly & the Workers' Republic;
Denis Murphy Ardmore Studios, film workers and the Irish State: creative labour in the 'Decade of Upheaval';
John Newsinger 'To fling defiance into the teeth of the Master Class': The International Socialist Review, 'Larkinism' and the Dublin Lockout;
Ray McLoughlin Children working on Lamb Bros. Fruit Farms in the 1960s and 1970s;
Francis Devine 'If that is not murder, then what is murder?' A Note on Irish Labour and the Titanic ;
Tony Brown Labour Lives: Brendan Corish (1918-1990) Ambition to Serve;
Francis Devine Sources Study: William Norton and the Civil Service Reference Book and Post office Reference Book;
James Curry Labour Classic Revisited: R.M. Fox, Rebel Irishwomen (1935, 1967);
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Saothar 42
including
Peter Murray John McAteer and Marshall Plan technical assistance;
Fionnuala Walsh 'We work with shells all day and night': Irish female munitions workers during the First World War;
Luke Dineen The Cork Harbour Soviet of 1921;
Kieran McNulty Working-Class Radicalism in Co Kerry 1914-22;
Ruairí Gallagher 'Smash every Cross-Channel union': Inter-trade union rivalry in Watt's Distilleries Derry, 1920-21;
Elaine Sugrue Women and Irish trade unionism - a case study: the Irish Drapers' Assistants' Association, 1901-20;
Andy Cook'Nature's Own Moderate': Vivian Simpson and the Northern Ireland Labour Party 1958-72;
Brian Hanley 'We mourn our brothers ...': Workers respond to Bloody Sunday and the conflict in Northern Ireland 1969-72;
Andrew Newby Labour Lives, no. 19: Edward McHugh (1853-19 15);
Peter Rigney Document Analysis - The Dock Strike 1923;
Emmet O'Connor Essay: "Hail Russia!" Labour and the Bolshevik Revolution;
Martin Maguire Sources in the ILHS Archives: The Labour Gazette;
Conor McCabe Labour Classic Revisited: Dunsmore Clarkson, Labour and Nationalism (1925);
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Saothar 41
including
Michael D. Higgins A Celebration of James Connolly & the Irish Citizens Army;
Róisín Higgins The 'Incorruptible Inheritors of 1916': The Battle for Ownership of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising;
Seán Byers Belfast Trades Council, the Easter Rising & the Trade Union Politics of Commemoration, 1916-1966;
Eve Morrison Class, Gender & Occupation Among the Bureau of Military History Witnesses & Ernie O'Malley Interviewees Who Were 'Out' in 1916;
Mary McAuliffe From Inghinidhe na héireann to the Irish Citizen Army: Women, Radical Politics & the 1916 Rising;
Kate O'Malley 'Thrilled by the Irish Rising ... and the Irish Story Ever Since': Indian Nationalist Reactions to the Easter Rising;
Bruce Nelson 'The Greatest Epic of Modern History': Caribbean Radicals and the Irish Revolution;
Dónal Fallon Joseph Connolly (1893-1956): Firefighter & ICA Fighter;
John Dorney The Rabble & the Republic;
Pádraig Yeates Who Were Dublin's looters in 1916?' Crime & Society in Dublin During the Great War;
Stefan Berger & Stefan Braun International Socialist Responses to the Easter Rising in Ireland in 1916 (Essay);
Adrian Grant C.D. Greaves, The Life & Times of James Connolly (Labour Classic);
Conor McNamara An Introduction to Manuscript Sources on the Irish Citizen Army (sources);
Edmund Penrose Objects in the ILHS Archives & Museum: Records & Uniforms of the Irish Citizen Army (sources);
Cécile Gordon The Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection: Evidence of a Revolution Through Ordinary Voices (sources);
Francis Devine 'A Great & Trusted Custodian of Confidences' Betrayed? Winifred Carney's Military Service Pension Application (sources);
Peter Rigney The Rising & Railway Workers (sources);
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Committee Members


President
Jack McGinley
Email:president@ irishlabourhistorysociety.com

Vice President
Fionnula Richardson

Secretary
Kevin Murphy
Email:secretary@ irishlabourhistorysociety.com

Assistant Secretary
Seamus Moriarty
Assistant Secretary
Eddie Soye

Treasurer
Ed Penrose

Saothar Editors
Sarah-Anne Buckley
Martin Maguire

Committee Members 2016 - 2017
Pat Carroll, Noel Cullen, John Cunningham, James Curry, John Feely, Adrian Grant, Conor McCabe, Ann Matthews, D.R. O'Connor Lysaght


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