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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 […]

Arbour Hill Prison and Graves

Dalymount Park and Great War

Outside Left Book Launch

Under One Roof – Plaque to Newspaper Editor and Labour Leader

A commemorative historic plaque will be unveiled  this weekend at the birthplace of former newspaper editor Douglas Gageby  [he edited the Evening Press and later The Irish Times] and the former residence of trade union leader Jim Larkin [founder of the ITGWU, now Siptu] , in Ranelagh, Dublin 6. Participants will include Jim Larkin’s grand-daughter, […]

   THE FORGOTTEN HEROINES OF THE RISING by Joe Duffy (author of Children of the Rising)   ” History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived , but , if faced with courage need not be lived again “ MAYA ANGELOU Thankfully none of the 77 members of Cumann na mBan that have rightly featured […]

SOS to relatives of doomed ship for information and memorabilia for commemorative centenary

Organisers of the centenary events to mark the sinking of the Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead Mail Boat, RMS LEINSTER, on October 10th, 1918, have appealed for descendants of those who were aboard the ship to make contact with them with a view to receiving personal  invitations to the coming events.  The organisers are also appealing […]

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