Launch of James Connolly’s ‘Labour in Irish History’ in Liberty Hall on Wednesday 8th June June 7, 2016Posted by guestposter in Uncategorized.
Venue: Liberty Hall Theatre, Liberty Hall, Dublin 1
Date: Wednesday, 8th June
Time: 6.00 p.m.
Citizen Press is proud to present a high quality reprint of ‘Labour In Irish History’ by James Connolly. In the book, originally published in 1910, Connolly argues that Irish independence would bring little in the way of freedom and progress for the majority of the Irish people unless it included a fundamental challenge to the structure of society.
The launch will include contributions from a wide range of speakers including:
Jim Connolly Heron, great-grandson of James Connolly
Gerry McCormack, SIPTU Manufacturing Division Organiser
Karan O’Loughlin, SIPTU National Campaigns and Equality Organiser
Rev. Chris Hudson, former trade unionist and peace negotiator
Somaia Halawa, sister of the Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa imprisoned in Egypt
Sean Garland, former President of the Workers’ Party
Oliver McDonagh, SIPTU Sector Organiser