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 37

Saothar 37, 2012 €20


Editorial: Labour and the 'decade of centenaries';
Niall Whelehan Labour and agrarian violence in the Irish midlands, 1850-1870;
John O'Donovan Class, conflict and the United Irish League in Cork, 1900-1903;
Emmet O'Connor Taking its natural place: Labour and the third Home Rule crisis, 1912-14;
Seán Byers Seán Murray's political apprenticeship: the making of an Irish Republican Bolshevik;
Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh Irish Nurses, Emerging States, and Trade Unions, 1918-39;
Barry Whelan Ireland's Minister in Spain - L. H. Kerney's diplomatic efforts to secure the release of Frank Ryan;
Giulia ní Dhulchaointigh Irish women domestic servants in London, c. 1901 (Saothar student prize for labour history);
Brendan Byrne Labour lives, no. 14: Thomas Kain, 1886-1948;
Donal Ó Drisceoil Bernadette: notes on a poliiical journey (film review);
Tony Varley Irish labour's quest for greater power (essays in review);
Conor McCabe The city on the edge of empire (essays in review);
Irish Labour History Society, 2011;

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