Big Jim Larkin was born on 28 January 1874 at 41 Combermere Street, in an Irish Catholic working-class enclave near the south-end docks in Liverpool. Both his parents came of […]

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Irish Guild of Embroiderers Irish Patchwork Society Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Blanchardstown Finglas Arts Squad Divas Girls’ Group, Finglas Arts Centre RADE (Rehabilitation through Art, Drama and Education) Rowlagh Women’s Arts […]

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James Larkin arrived in Ireland in 1907 to begin his union organising work. The first members were enrolled on 20 January 1909 in the new Irish Transport and General Workers’ […]

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Francis Devine (ed.) (Four Courts Press, €24.95) ISBN 9781907002106 The centenary of the Lockout has generated a new interest in the period that goes beyond just historians and trade union […]

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In keeping with the Lockout theme, Bookworm has cast the net a bit wider for this issue, which means that the first and most obvious book to mention is a […]

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