Lockout Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum

Running until the 18th January 2014, the National Maritime Museum in Dún Laoghaire are currently showing an exhibition marking the centenary of the 1913 Lockout, which examines the effects of the Lockout on the Dún Laoghaire area. Housed in the beautiful former Mariners' Church, the Maritime Museum is a unique attraction that is well worth... Continue Reading →

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1913 Lockout for Schools

South Dublin Libraries has just published a 1913 Lockout  information pack for late primary and early secondary schools. This is the first of a series of centenary commemorative educational resources that are part of South Dublin Libraries' ongoing commitment to preserving our history through education. The pack covers working-class poverty in Dublin, industrial relations, the personalities... Continue Reading →

Culture Night 2013 at Tallaght Library

The County Library, Tallaght will open late until 8:00 pm this Friday for Culture Night 2013. Come along and see literary and historical figures come to life! The Irish History Live sessions for children aged 8+ will take place at 3:30 and 5:30. See Dublin's tenements and the 1916 Rising brought to life! All welcome!... Continue Reading →

1913: The Mothers and Children

When the Lockout started in August 1913, wages disappeared overnight and families immediately started to struggle. This talk by Dr. Ann Matthews will explore the story of the aid given to workers and their families during the Lockout and show the provision that came from across the religious and political divide.

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