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Dublin Dockworkers’ photographic exhibition launch in Liberty Hall, 7pm 9th May May 8, 2012

Posted by Garibaldy in Irish History, Trade Unions.

SIPTU General President, Jack O’Connor, will launch the Dublin Dockworkers’ Preservation Society photographic exhibition in Liberty Hall on Wednesday, 9th May, at 7.00 p.m.

SIPTU is hosting the photographic exhibition as part of the 2012 May Day celebrations in Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin, from Wednesday 9th May to Wednesday 16th May.

The exhibition of 40 photographs and over 500 slides features images of life and work on the Dublin Docks from 1940 to 1990.

Also speaking at the launch is Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society spokesman Declan Byrne, and labour historian Padraig Yeates.

All are encouraged to come along and enjoy this unique celebration of Dublin’s working class history.


1. Audrey Mac Cready - May 11, 2012

It’d be useful to know what days/hours the exhibition is open. Is it open over the weekend, or after 5pm?


2. David - May 12, 2012

Times anybody please


3. WorldbyStorm - May 12, 2012

Very good questions both. I don’t know to be honest. I guess it’d be usual working hours, but what about the weekend?


4. WorldbyStorm - May 12, 2012

Just to say, I’m told (and thanks to JM for the tip) that it’s on til 5pm on Saturday and 4 Mon, Tues, Wed.

Also it will be in Ringsend and East Wall soon.


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