Episode 6 - Legacy 1913-2013
Final episode of a documentary series narrating the events that led to the landmark labour versus capital conflict in Dublin in 1913.
Tonight: Legacy 1913-2013 what is the legacy of the Lockout today and how has it shaped Irish society?
We hear from contemporary leaders including Labour party Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, Senator Ivana Bacik, Former Fine Gael cabinet Minister Gemma Hussey andMartin Murphy’spresent today in the person of Irish Business Employers Confederation (IBEC) Chief Executive Danny McCoy and General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions David Begg and SIPTU Vice-President Patricia King.
We also hear from Managing Director of the Irish Times Liam Kavanagh who is currently president of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, one hundred years after William Martin Murphy was president independent equality consultant Niall Crowley and newspaper columnist Kevin Myers give their views on how the anniversary of the Lockout should be commemorated. “And on every occasion, I would rather have a world run by William Martin Murphy than James Larkin.” Kevin Myers.
Presenter and Producer Helen Shaw also looks at how An Post are commemorating the Lockout by speaking with designer Ger Garland on the collection of stamps produced to mark the anniversary.