Labour and the Civil War

Published in Hedge School Recordings, Podcasts, Uncategorized

Organised labour had played a leading role (strikes, boycotts etc.) in the Irish revolution, and that was reflected in a substantial vote in the June 1922 general election. Yet a year later that vote had almost halved. Why? Join History Ireland editor Tommy Graham in discussion with Adrian GrantBrian HanleyTheresa Moriarty and Emmet O’Connor.

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