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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

Flowers for Magdalenes 2017 – also Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Wexford – details to be announced

Alan Martin of Dublin Dockers Preservation Society wins Heritage Council’s Hero Award for Society’s outstanding photographic archive that records recent history of the port and its communities

  The Heritage Council’s Heritage Hero Award celebrates someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the protection and promotion of heritage in Ireland. This year 86 individuals were nominated. One of the winners was Alan Martin – Dublin Dock Workers Society, Dublin Alan Martin always had a passion for preserving the industrial heritage of […]

Women at Work: The Role of the ILO

No More On The Docks – An Evening with Dockers Preservation Society

Saturday, February 11th, 2016, 8.30 pm The Ferryman, 35 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay   An evening of entertainment with song writer Paul O’Brien .Hosted by the Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society and the East Wall History Group , this evening will celebrate the history and stories of the Docklands. We will remember the workforce and […]

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