Citizens: Lockout 1913-2013

Baton charge of the Dublin Metropolitan Police during the Dublin Lockout (1913)
Baton charge of the Dublin Metropolitan Police during the Dublin Lockout (1913)

Citizens: Lockout 1913-2013 looks at the story of ordinary people involved in the Lockout of 1913. Produced and presented by Helen Shaw, the six part series is an Athena Media production for RTÉ Radio 1 made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

The series features leading historians on the period, contributions from the descendants of Connolly, Larkin, Martin Murphy and Markievicz, as well as dramatic readings. Contemporary leaders also share their views about the legacy of the Lockout.

The second episode will be broadcast on Saturday the 17th of August on RTÉ Radio One at 6.00pm.

Listen to Citizens: Lockout 1913-2013 - Episode 1

For more information on 'Citizens: Lockout 1913-2013' visit the RTÉ Radio One website.

For more on the 1913 Lockout check out Century Ireland
Edition 9 will be published next Wednesday, 21st August and looks at the start of the Lockout. www.rte.ie/centuryireland

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