Lockout: Dublin 1913
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
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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.