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 31

Saothar 31, 2006 €20


The Irish Labour History Society, 2005;
Dominic Haugh The ITGWU in Limerick, 1917-1922;
Aileen O'Carroll Work organisation, technology, community and change: the story of the Dublin docker;
John Corcoran 'Fighting the good fight': the Reverend Robert Martin Hilliard, 1904-1937;
Francis Devine Safety, health & welfare at work in the Irish Free State and Republic of Ireland, 1922-1990: measuring the problem;
John Horne James Connolly and the Great Divide: Ireland, Europe and the First World War (essay);
Emmet O'Connor Connecting Connolly (review essay);
John Cunningham Politics and the Irish working class (review essay);
Diarmuid Whelan Peter Tyrell's account of Letterfrack, war and exile (document study);
Charles Callan Labour Lives no 8: Peadar Macken, 1878-1916;
Conference Report;
Niamh Puirséil Seán O'Casey Papers (sources);
Theses & Abstracts;

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