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    Episode 5 - Consequences. 1914-1916

    Episode 5 - Consequences. 1914-1916

    “There is not I think, it’s fair to say, a direct link between the Lockout of 1913 and the Rising of 1916, that would be a misreading of history.” says historian Diarmaid Ferriter. By mid 1914 Larkin is in the United States and with the outbreak of war Home Rule is parked. The bitter poverty of Dublin deepens and thousand of unemployed Irishmen enlist in the British Army, much to the horror of the Irish Citizen Army leader James Connolly. Many see 1913 as a precursor to 1916 but for Ferriter that is a rear mirror view of events. “Sometimes ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0817/467942-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-17-august-2013/?clipid=1288044
    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 ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0817/467942-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-17-august-2013/?clipid=1296480

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