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 33

Saothar 33, 2008 €20


Irish Labour History Society, 2007;
Martin Maguire Civil service trade unionism in Ireland (part 1);
John Hogan Locked out: the 1905 dispute between the Bricklayers' Union (AGIBSTU) and the Master Builders' Association;
Pádraig Yeates Craft workers during the Irish revolution, 1919-1922;
Sarah-Ann Buckley Child neglect, poverty & class: the NSPCC in Ireland,1889-1939 - a case study;
Gavin Foster Class dismissed? The debate over a social basis to the Treaty split and Irish Civil War (Essay);
Donal Ó Drisceoil Irish Labour Lives no. 10: Tadhg Barry (1880-1921);
Francis Devine Labour history sources and related articles in Irish Economic & Social History, 1974-2004 (sources);
Bill Kissane Must labour wait forever? (review essay);
Kevin Whelan Bew's Ireland (review essay);

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