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7 women of the labour movement
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Labour Lives from Saothar

7 women of the labour movement
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7 women of the labour movement

7 women of the labour movement

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Saothar 41

Saothar 41, 2016

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Editorial: Labour, Class, the 1916 Rising and Beyond;
Irish Labour History Society, 2015;
Michael D. Higgins A Celebration of James Connolly & the Irish Citizens Army;
Róisín Higgins The 'Incorruptible Inheritors of 1916': The Battle for Ownership of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising;
Seán Byers Belfast Trades Council, the Easter Rising & the Trade Union Politics of Commemoration, 1916-1966;
Eve Morrison Class, Gender & Occupation Among the Bureau of Military History Witnesses & Ernie O'Malley Interviewees Who Were 'Out' in 1916;
Mary McAuliffe From Inghinidhe na héireann to the Irish Citizen Army: Women, Radical Politics & the 1916 Rising;
Kate O'Malley 'Thrilled by the Irish Rising ... and the Irish Story Ever Since': Indian Nationalist Reactions to the Easter Rising;
Bruce Nelson 'The Greatest Epic of Modern History': Caribbean Radicals and the Irish Revolution;
Dónal Fallon Joseph Connolly (1893-1956): Firefighter & ICA Fighter;
John Dorney The Rabble & the Republic;
Pádraig Yeates Who Were Dublin's looters in 1916?' Crime & Society in Dublin During the Great War;
Stefan Berger & Stefan Braun International Socialist Responses to the Easter Rising in Ireland in 1916 (Essay);
Adrian Grant C.D. Greaves, The Life & Times of James Connolly (Labour Classic);
Conor McNamara An Introduction to Manuscript Sources on the Irish Citizen Army (sources);
Edmund Penrose Objects in the ILHS Archives & Museum: Records & Uniforms of the Irish Citizen Army (sources);
Cécile Gordon The Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection: Evidence of a Revolution Through Ordinary Voices (sources);
Francis Devine 'A Great & Trusted Custodian of Confidences' Betrayed? Winifred Carney's Military Service Pension Application (sources);
Peter Rigney The Rising & Railway Workers (sources);
Francis Devine 'His Memory Still Lives With Us': Two Bray Girls & Others Remember James Connolly (sources);
Alan Lugton 'Erin Go Bragh': James Connolly & Hibernian Football Club (sources);
Kirsty Lusk Labour Lives, No 18: Margaret Skinnider (1892-1971);
Gavin Foster Republics, Rabbles, and Revolutionary Generations: Labour in the Revolution's Centenary Historiography (essay in Review);
David Convery 'To Increase the Intelligence of the Slave': James Connolly and the Workers' Republic (essay in Review);
Luke Dineen Cork Labour & the 1916 Rising;
Shay Cody Dublin Trades Council - Reactions to the Easter Rising of 1916;
John Cunningham Labour, Class & Rebellion in County Galway;
Steve Coyle The Fire of Revolt: From Clydeside to Dublin's GPO;
Chloe Alexander Scottish Responses to the 1913 Lockout & the 1916 Easter Rising;
Martin Maguire The Dublin Municipal Officers' Association, Local Government Trade Unionism & the 1916 Rising;
Francis Devine Post Office Workers & the Rising;
Niamh Puirséil 'The Schoolmasters' Rebellion': Teachers, the INTO and 1916;
Jason Walsh-McLean 'A Headstone For Patsy O'Connor: Fianna Scout & Forgotten Lockout Martyr' (from The Blogs);
Sam McGrath 'The Darkest Hour Is Before The Dawn: The Story of Arthur 'Neal' Wicks (1893-1916), English Socialist, Hotel Waiter & Soldier of the Irish Citizen Army (from The Blogs);
Joe Mooney 'The Fighting Old Guard of the Transport Union': The North Docks, the Citizen Army and the 1916 Rising (from The Blogs);

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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