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

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Saothar 44


Saothar 44, 2019

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Contents

Irish Labour History Society Report 2018;
Fergus A. D'Arcy The strange fate of a Dublin Orphanage: St Peter's, York Street, 1817-1879;
Danny Cusack Thomas Harten; A Strike Breaker in the Dublin Lockout;
John Black Labour Relations in Military Administrative Establishments in Ireland during World War 1: the Army Pay Offices at Cork and Dublin 1910-1921;
Terence Dunne Emergence from the embers: the Meath and Kildare farm labour strike of 1919;
Francis Devine The sinking of RMS Leinster and the Association of Irish Post Office Clerks;
Padraig Yeates 'Was it because my husband lived five years longer to fight for his country that I was treated so badly?' The Military Pensions Board and the widows;
Sean Worgan Irish Freedom and Anarcho-Communism;
David Toms Intermission: Dublin's Locked-Out musicians and working class culture in post-independence Ireland, 1921-31;
Helga Woggon Document Study: 'I will freely and gladly agree to live in the prison' voices from Internment: Winifred Carney, 1916;
Myrtle Hill Labour Lives No. 19: Margaret Taylor McCombrey (1880-1956);
Letters to the Editors;
Francis Devine Sources Study: Some additions to the Historical Directory of Trade Unions in Ireland;
David Flood Labour Classic Revisited C.D. Greaves, Liam Mellows and the Irish Revolution;
Obituaries;
Fiona Fearon Review Essay: Recovering Irish Writing on the Margins Michael Pierse (ed), A History of Irish Working-Class Writing (Cambridge, 2018) CUP;
Book Reviews
From the Blogs
Conference Reports

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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