Some Labour History events in Galway, January-March 2013

Some Labour History events in Galway, January-March 2013Wed. 30 January, 4 pm, Moore Institute, NUI Galway (Graduate Research Seminar series) Adrian Grant, ‘The Republican Congress, 1934: A Case Study in Irish Socialist Republicanism’

Thurs. 31 January, 7 pm, venue TBC, NUI Galway, (An Cumann Staire lecture series) Emmet O’Connor, ‘The 1913 Lockout: myth and reality’

Fri. 1 February, Moore Ins…titute, NUI Galway, 1 pm to 3 pm Address by Emmet O’Connor, ‘Labour History and the Academy’
Founding meeting of Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class

Mon. 11 February, 8 pm, Harbour Hotel, New Docks (Galway Arch. & Hist.
Society, lecture series)
John Cunningham, ‘T.J. O’Connell: Galway TD, Labour Party leader, and INTO pioneer’

Fri. 8 March, Sat. 9 March, Moore Institute, NUI Galway & Harbour (2 day international conference) ‘The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland’
Keynote speaker, Dr Kevin McNamara, historian and ex-Labour shadow spokesperson on Northern Ireland. Other contributors include Joan Allen, Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh, Emmet O’Connor, Henry Patterson, Steven Howe.
Further information from Laurence Marley: laurence.marley@nuigalway.ie

Thurs. 14 March, 8 pm, Mechanics Inst. (History Ireland hedgeschool with Centre for Labour & Class) ‘“The North began”: Volunteering, 1912-14’. Tommy Graham with John Borgonovo, John Burke, Mary Harris, Ann Matthews on UVF, Citizen Army, Irish Volunteers, Cumann na mBan

Thurs. 21 March, 8 pm Mechanics Inst. (History Ireland hedgeschool with Centre for Labour & Class) ‘Locked out: 1913 in Dublin and Galway’. John Gibney with Mary Muldowney, Francis Devine, James Curry, John Cunningham on the labour movement in the heyday of Jim Larkin

Thurs. 28 March, 8 pm, Mechanics Inst. (History Ireland hedgeschool with Centre for Labour & Class) “‘Suffrage first”? Women at home, at work and in the public sphere, c.1911-14’, Caitriona Crowe with Mary Jones, Mary Clancy, Caitriona Clear & Sarah-Anne Buckley

Compiled by Irish Centre for Histories of Labour & Class, Moore Institute, NUI Galway
Info: john.cunningham@nuigalway.ie

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