Monthly Archives: February 2016

One Big Union: Ireland and the Wobbly World

CALL FOR PAPERS ONE BIG UNION Ireland and the Wobbly World A conference organised by the Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class NUI Galway 11-12 November 2016 The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), also known as … Continue reading

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W.B. Yeats and the sharp hiss of a whip

W.B. Yeats and the Sharp Hiss Of a Whip A post by Gerry Watts In August 1924, Jim Larkin’s Irish Worker featured a cartoon of William Butler Yeats wielding a whip, and referred to him as the ‘Gentle Poet.’ In … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: James Connolly: Life, Death and Legacy

The Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class  in association with the Galway Council of Trade Unions present A panel discussion on James Connolly: life, death, and legacy Preceded by short excerpt from The Non-Stop Connolly Show, performed by … Continue reading

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Upcoming seminar: ‘Losing Our Way: Capitalism and Cultural Change in Ireland, post-1958’

Prof. Lionel Pilkington will present a paper entitled ‘Losing Our Way: Capitalism and Cultural Change in Ireland, post-1958’ at the ICHLC monthly seminar this Thursday, 4 February 2016, 4 pm Room GO10, Hardiman Bld, NUI Galway FREE All welcome. Lionel Pilkington … Continue reading

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Call for papers: NAMHO conference 2016

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