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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Saothar 29

Saothar 29, 2004 €20


Irish Labour History Society, 2003;
Melanie Nolan Kith, kin and the working class: a transfer of Ulster-Scots culture to New Zealand;
Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh Female teachers and professional trade unions in early twentieth century Ireland;
Kate O'Malley Indo-Irish radical connections in the inter-war period;
Elizabeth Kiely & Máire Leane Female domestic and farm workers in Munster, 1936-1960: some insights from oral history;
Harry Browne The Northern Star, English Chartism & Irish politics, 1845-1848;
Deirdre Clancy Labour Lives 6: Eva Gore-Booth, 1870-1926;
Francis Devine A repetitive history: safety, health and welfare at work in Ireland, 1802-1914 (review essay);
Peadar King The emergence of the Irish social welfare system;
Diarmuid Whelan The Sheehy Skeffington Papers;
Conference Reports;

You can order this issue of Saothar by posting your order and cheque/postal order (payable to 'Irish Labour History Society') to The Irish Labour History Society. Beggars Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin D04 DP27.

Saothar: Journal of Irish Labour History is a refereed journal, dedicated to the study of Irish working-class history in its broadest sense, including Irish workers abroad and comparative history. It contains articles, essays, essays in review, reviews, notices, reports, source studies, thesis abstracts, bibliographies, document studies, reminiscences, correspondence and an annual overview of ILHS activities. Saothar has been published since 1975 and has developed a reputation for combining high standards of scholarship with accessibility. It is circulated to all members of the Society. Back to Saothar main page