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    Episode 4 - Defeat- January 1914

    Episode 4 - Defeat- January 1914

    By the end of January 1914 the Lockout ended with a decisive and crushing victory for the employers. Many leave Dublin to seek work in English cities and the striking girls and women from Jacobs are worst off. Most do not get work again and those that do are not allowed back until April. “And for women to walk down the quays in cold, miserable weather, without adequate clothes, to collect the parcel of food, was degrading... They lost their belongings, and they pawned everything they had. Many ended up losing their homes because they were evicted.” Ann Matthews Actor ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0831/471456-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-31-august-2013/?clipid=1300018
    Episode 3 - Conflict

    Episode 3 - Conflict

    ‘Larkin’s agenda was that he wanted to organise employees, to grow his union. But Murphy wanted to destroy Larkin. It became about Murphy and Larkin’, historian Emmet O’ Connor says about the motivation of the two sides in Lockout 1913. But while the events triggered by August 26th, and the six month worker Lockout, are symbolized by the two men it represents a class war with some 200,000 workers on one side and 300 employers on the other. In this episode we unravel the events that spark the Lockout, the forces driving both sides, and re-enact the one meeting and ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0824/469437-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-24-august-2013/?clipid=1293184
    Episode 3 - Conflict

    Episode 3 - Conflict

    ‘Larkin’s agenda was that he wanted to organise employees, to grow his union. But Murphy wanted to destroy Larkin. It became about Murphy and Larkin’, historian Emmet O’ Connor says about the motivation of the two sides in Lockout 1913. But while the events triggered by August 26th, and the six month worker Lockout, are symbolized by the two men it represents a class war with some 200,000 workers on one side and 300 employers on the other. In this episode we unravel the events that spark the Lockout, the forces driving both sides, and re-enact the one meeting and ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0824/469437-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-24-august-2013/?clipid=1296470
    Citizens: Lockout 1913-2013 - Episode 1

    Citizens: Lockout 1913-2013 - Episode 1

    In episode one Citizens:Lockout 1913-2013 historians and writers including Padraig Yeates, Diarmaid Ferriter, Emmet O'Connor, Francis Devine and Mary Daly trace the roots of the Lockout, depicting Dublin in 1900-1912 and the arrival of Larkinism in Ireland through the Belfast strike of 1907. Authors James Curry, Mark O’Brien and Felix Larkin give an insight into Murphy as a newspaper czar while Ciaran Wallace explores the significance of the empire in Irish identity. ‘There was no burning desire by the majority to break free,’ says Wallace ‘certainly the nationalist favoured Home Rule, but it wasn’t the British Empire, for many it ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0810/467483-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-10-august-2013/?clipid=1286474

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