Lockout: Dublin 1913

Front Cover
St. Martin's Press, 2000 - History - 670 pages
The industry and employment correspondent of The Irish Times tells the tale of the most famous labor dispute in Irish history. It began with transit workers striking for union recognition, and quickly moved to a lockout by the company. Within a month, the charismatic union leader James Larkin had ca

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Padraig Yeates is a cherry picking historian. While everything he says about the Lockout is true - he denies that the Union concerned ITGWU in later years, in Belfast of all places, behaved far worse that William Martin Murphy. Yeats has refused to see or read my play about this disgraceful period in the history of ITGWU when it persecuted and sacked its own members - for and with the employers. 

Other editions - View all

About the author (2000)

PAdraig Yeates is a journalist and trade union activist. He is a distinguished social and labour historian and the author of "Lockout", the standard work on the great 1913 labour dispute. He is also author of the acclaimed Dublin at War trilogy: "A City in Wartime: Dublin 1914-18", "A City in Turmoil: Dublin 1919-21" and "A City in Civil War: Dublin 1921-1924".

Bibliographic information