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Paddy Nevins on working as a Docker in Dublin Port in the Day of the Read

Hi,   On behalf of the Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society I attach details of our latest video- Dublin Dockers: It Was Not Like Working In A Factory https://youtu.be/FPpEY3hLyug This video includes the ‘Dockers Song’ written by a docker Bill Preston and performed by Dara Yeates. We are also delighted that Cllr. Nial Ring has put down a […]

Naming the Women of 1913 – Grace Neal of the Domestic Workers Union is sitting in the front row, far left, Delia Larkin is in the middle and Molly Doyle is sixth from the left in the front row but can anyone name the others?

Another Year – Another Dublin Historical Record with the Focus on Fingal

Chance to see Des Geraghty’s Centenary take on 1913 again on TG4, 7.15pm Saturday May 13th – words, music, pictures and craic

Michael Collins – We know where you lived!

Major biography to be launched of heroine of Irish revolution in Liberty Hall, April 28th, 3.30 pm

Roscommon in 1916 and Beyond

Click on Link for Programme http://mooreinstitute.ie/event/1917-centenary-reflections-weekend-conference/ 

Progressive Film Club Saturday 22nd April 2017 Venue: The Ireland Institute, The Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Admission (as always) is free of charge.

    2pm:   Salt of the Earth (1954) – 93mins   Director: Herbert Biberman Blacklisted by Hollywood this film set in Zinctown, N.M. uses a combination of actors and non-professionals to tell a great story. Sparked by a mine accident, the workers, mostly Mexican Americans, go on strike. Safety is the issue, but is inextricably linked with racial discrimination […]

Descendants of gun battle in North County Dublin between IRA and RIC try to piece together what happened

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