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    Episode 2 - Bread & Roses 1913

    Episode 2 - Bread & Roses 1913

    By 1913 the elements and characters that dominate the six month Lockout are coming in place with the growing strength of Larkin's new Irish union the Irish Transport and General Workers Union. The Cork-born businessman Martin Murphy dominates Irish enterprise as President of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and leader of the Dublin Employers Federation but his energy is also focused on blocking the proposed Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery which results in a cultural war between him and poet W.B Yeats as author Ciaran Wallace details. Actor Barry McGovern depicts Murphy through his lengthy letters to his own newspaper the ...


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