1913 Committee on Facebook August 30, 2012Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
Funded by the TEEU and SIPTU, the committee is composed of trade union
activists and labour historians. Here’s the Facebook page.
So far there are stories about:
- Rosie Hackett, the 18 year old union organiser from Jacobs biscuit factory
- the four lockout martyrs
- the Irish Citizen Army
- audio interviews with Padraig Yeates, the author of ‘Lockout: Dublin 1913′
- songs by the Dubliners and Christy Moore
- Walter Carpenter, socialist campaigner, ITGWU organiser and General
Secretary of Dublin’s “Jewish Union”.
- a Do It Yourself walking tour of sites associated with the Lockout