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# 1913-lockout - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago

The books contain information on the arrests of figures such as Seán Lemass, James Larkin, James Connolly, and Constance Markievicz.

# 1913-lockout - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Whistleblowers, more whistleblowers and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in the world of Irish governance today? This is…

# 1913-lockout - Saturday 4 January, 2014

SIPTU: 'Unity on the left could have prevented the bank guarantee'

The General President of the union has also called for more unity on the left to build a ‘New Republic’.

Do you know who Alicia Brady was?

Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?

# 1913-lockout - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Fancy seeing a smuggled rifle from 1914 that was found in Seán O'Casey's house?

To mark the centenary of the Irish Volunteers a new exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetery also sheds light on some of those who took part in the Irish revolution.

# 1913-lockout - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Burton calls for 'living wage' and says welfare state makes employers 'efficient'

The Minister for Social Protection has made a significant speech on the welfare state today.

# 1913-lockout - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

US trade union leaders in Dublin to talk about 'devastating impacts of austerity'

Dan Kane, from the Teamsters, Terry O’Sullivan (LIUNA), John Hegarty (National Postal Mail Handlers Union), Brent Booker (Building Construction Trades Department) and Ed Smith (Ullico) are all in Dublin for the week.

# 1913-lockout - Friday 6 September, 2013

Column: ‘A bit of a genius’ – remembering Jim Larkin’s gunned down cartoonist

The radical newspaper cartoonist Ernest Kavanagh was shot dead on the front steps of Liberty Hall in 1916. A friend said “the poverty and wretchedness of the Dublin workers weighed heavily upon his heart,” writes James Curry.

# 1913-lockout - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The42 Check out this fantastic story about Shels, Bohs and the 1913 Lockout 1913 Lockout

Check out this fantastic story about Shels, Bohs and the 1913 Lockout

Jim Larkin at the time wanted the upcoming game between the two sides abandoned.

# 1913-lockout - Monday 2 September, 2013

Column: ‘A tragedy of the very poor’ – Remembering the 1913 Church Street disaster

On this day in 1913, two tenement buildings collapsed without warning on the horrifically overcrowded Church Street in Dublin, leading to the deaths of residents who had been living in “perfectly hellish” conditions, writes James Curry.

# 1913-lockout - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Today everyone’s talking about the death at Electric picnic, woman found dead in Navan and 1913 Lockout.

28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations Jim Larkin This post contains images

28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations

Hundreds of people lined O’Connell Street to watch a reenactment of the Dublin Metropolitan Police baton-charging crowds on ‘Bloody Sunday’.

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.

# 1913-lockout - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Three thousand sign up to 'lock the Government out of the Dáil'

A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.

# 1913-lockout - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Poll: Should O'Connell St be 'locked down' for Lockout commemorations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should O'Connell St be 'locked down' for Lockout commemorations?

A commemoration is planned for 31 August, but a business group wants it to not include a ‘lock down’ of O’Connell St.

Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations

O’Connell Street is due to be closed for one full day on 31 August 2013.

# 1913-lockout - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin Read Me This post contains images

Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin

Jim Larkin is an iconic figure in Irish history, yet when I was in school the Lockout only received a minor mention on the history syllabus – we wanted to make him more accessible, says Rory McConville.

# 1913-lockout - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project

The tapestry commemorates the historic event, which saw workers fighting for their rights almost a century ago.