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# 1913 lockout

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Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago
The books contain information on the arrests of figures such as Seán Lemass, James Larkin, James Connolly, and Constance Markievicz.
Whistleblowers, more whistleblowers and everything else happening in Leinster House today
What’s going on in the world of Irish governance today? This is…
SIPTU: 'Unity on the left could have prevented the bank guarantee'
The General President of the union has also called for more unity on the left to build a ‘New Republic’.
Do you know who Alicia Brady was?
Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?
Fancy seeing a smuggled rifle from 1914 that was found in Seán O'Casey's house?
To mark the centenary of the Irish Volunteers a new exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetery also sheds light on some of those who took part in the Irish revolution.
Burton calls for 'living wage' and says welfare state makes employers 'efficient'
The Minister for Social Protection has made a significant speech on the welfare state today.
US trade union leaders in Dublin to talk about 'devastating impacts of austerity'
Dan Kane, from the Teamsters, Terry O’Sullivan (LIUNA), John Hegarty (National Postal Mail Handlers Union), Brent Booker (Building Construction Trades Department) and Ed Smith (Ullico) are all in Dublin for the week.
Column: ‘A bit of a genius’ – remembering Jim Larkin’s gunned down cartoonist
The radical newspaper cartoonist Ernest Kavanagh was shot dead on the front steps of Liberty Hall in 1916. A friend said “the poverty and wretchedness of the Dublin workers weighed heavily upon his heart,” writes James Curry.
Check out this fantastic story about Shels, Bohs and the 1913 Lockout
Jim Larkin at the time wanted the upcoming game between the two sides abandoned.
Column: ‘A tragedy of the very poor’ – Remembering the 1913 Church Street disaster
On this day in 1913, two tenement buildings collapsed without warning on the horrifically overcrowded Church Street in Dublin, leading to the deaths of residents who had been living in “perfectly hellish” conditions, writes James Curry.
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Today everyone’s talking about the death at Electric picnic, woman found dead in Navan and 1913 Lockout.
28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations
Hundreds of people lined O’Connell Street to watch a reenactment of the Dublin Metropolitan Police baton-charging crowds on ‘Bloody Sunday’.
Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations
President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.
Three thousand sign up to 'lock the Government out of the Dáil'
A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.
Poll: Should O'Connell St be 'locked down' for Lockout commemorations?
A commemoration is planned for 31 August, but a business group wants it to not include a ‘lock down’ of O’Connell St.
Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations
O’Connell Street is due to be closed for one full day on 31 August 2013.
Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin
Jim Larkin is an iconic figure in Irish history, yet when I was in school the Lockout only received a minor mention on the history syllabus – we wanted to make him more accessible, says Rory McConville.
President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project
The tapestry commemorates the historic event, which saw workers fighting for their rights almost a century ago.