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 35

Saothar 35, 2010 €20


Irish Labour History Society, 2009;
Conor McCabe The Irish Labour Party and the 1920 Local Elections;
John Hogan Payback: the Dublin bricklayers' strike, 1920-1921;
David Convery Irish participation in medical aid to Republican Spain, 1936-1939;
Liam Cullinane 'A happy blend'? Irish Republicanism, political violence and social agitation, 1962-1969;
Michael Pierce The shadow of Seán O'Casey, commitment and writing Dublin's working class (essay);
John Cunningham Labour Lives no. 12: James M. Pringle (1883-1949);
Francis Devine Papers of the Irish Transport & General Workers' Union in the National Library of Ireland (sources);
Conferences and events;
Fearghal McGarry The half-full glass of Irish labour history (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