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 30

Saothar 30, 2005 €20


Irish Labour History Society, 2004;
Colm Breatnach Working class resistance in pre-Famine County Dublin: the Dalkey quarry strikes of the 1820s;
Conor McCabe The context and course of the Irish railway disputes of 1911;
Charles Maguire Roddy Connolly and the Workers' Party of Ireland in 1926;
Charles Callan 'We got it for everybody': the Irish National Painters' & Decorators' Trade Union and the forty-hour week strike of 1964;
Eugene Broderick Religion and class in nineteenth century Ireland: the social composition of Waterford's Anglican community, 1831-1871;
Emmet O'Connor The age of the Red Republic: the Irish Left and nationalism, 1909-1936 (essay);
Siobhán Jones The Irish Protestant under the editorship of Lindsay Crawford, 1901-1906 (document study);
D.R. O'Connor Lysaght Labour Lives 7: Thomas Foran (1883-1951);
Fintan Lane Contradicting the Bolsheviks: Anton Pannekoek and European Marxism;

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