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    Lockout Studio Guests

    Lockout Studio Guests

    Our studio guests were historians Ann Matthews (whose mother was a child of the Lockout), Leeann Lane and Francy Devine contributors to a new book of essays “A Capital in Conflict: Dublin and the 1913 Lockout” which has just been published. And and we were also joined by historian, Shane McThomais of Glasnevin Museum. They talked about living conditions in Dublin in 1913, how women and children were affected, schooling, poverty, charitable donations, Evangelical Christians, the TUC food fund, the degradation of queuing for food, penny dinners, Kiddies Scheme, the political women of the Lockout, the knock-on effects of coal ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0414/380690-the-history-show-sunday-14-april-2013/?clipid=1047776
    Lockout Programme Features

    Lockout Programme Features

    Tour of Tenement Dublin Chris Corlett who’s an archaeologist with the National Monument Service took Colette Kinsella on a pictorial tour of some of the darkest parts of Dublin at that time. The Political Women of 1913 Zoe Comyns explored some of the forgotten female names of 1913 such as Delia Larkin, Rosie Hackett and Helena Moloney. Imagining the children of 1913 a century later: The lives of children in 1913 posed a very different set of challenges that seem almost unimaginable to youngsters a hundred years later as Rhona Tarrant discovered when she asked pupils of Kilconly Primary School ...

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    The History Show Sunday 14 April 2013

    The History Show Sunday 14 April 2013

    The Irish and World War One This August will mark the centenary of the start of World War One. We will be commemorating this anniversary on The History Show with special programmes and short items telling the stories of Irish people who were involved in the war. We will also be examining what was happening here during these turbulent years. Do you have relatives who were involved in the First World War? We would like to hear their stories. Email: history@rte.ie

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    Studio Guests discuss 'What were the experiences of the women & children of the 1913 Lockout?'

    Studio Guests discuss 'What were the experiences of the women & children of the 1913 Lockout?'

    Our studio guests were historians Ann Matthews (whose mother was a child of the Lockout), Leeann Lane and Francy Devine contributors to a new book of essays “A Capital in Conflict: Dublin and the 1913 Lockout” which has just been published. And and we were also joined by historian, Shane McThomais of Glasnevin Museum. They talked about living conditions in Dublin in 1913, how women and children were affected, schooling, poverty, charitable donations, Evangelical Christians, the TUC food fund, the degradation of queuing for food, penny dinners, Kiddies Scheme, the political women of the Lockout, the knock-on effects of coal ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0414/380690-the-history-show-sunday-14-april-2013/?clipid=1052997
    Newpaper Reports from the Lockout

    Newpaper Reports from the Lockout

    Here are selection of extracts from newspaper reports during the 1913 Lockout. Irish Times 29 September 1913 Distributing the food While the cargo was being thus discharged the number of workers in waiting was constantly augmented. There were all sorts of poor people- men and women and children. There they stood quietly enough until a sufficient quantity of the food was in the store to allow the distribution to begin. This was possible at a quarter to four. The agte of yard beside the store was then opened . For a time the crowd were so eager to enter that they ...

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    Further Lockout Reading and Viewing

    Further Lockout Reading and Viewing

    1913 A Capital in Conflict: Dublin City and the 1913 Lockout just published by Dublin City Council. This book explores aspects of the social, political and cultural life of Dublin at a defining point in Irish history during the 1913 Lockout. Certain personalities loom large such as James Larkin and William Martin Murphy, Delia Larkin and James Connolly, Charles Cameron and Hugh Lane, but it is the ordinary people of the city, the children, the women and the men, who shine through the pages of this volume. 1913 Lockout A new play by Ann Matthews The New Theatre 15 to ...

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    February Book Club: Strumpet City

    February Book Club: Strumpet City

    We’re already in year two of the so-called ‘decade of anniversaries’ and there is no doubt about which is the most significant centenary this year. In August 1913, right in the middle of the Dublin Horse Show, tram workers who were members of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union abandoned their posts and went on strike. Thus began the 1913 Lockout. It was a long and bitter conflict, often simplistically seen as a struggle between two men, James Larkin of the ITGWU and William Martin Murphy, newspaper proprietor, tramways owner and leading light of the Employers Federation. In 1969 ...

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