Galway Labour History Conference

The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland

(National University of Ireland, Galway)

This weekend (8-9 March), a conference will be held in Galway to focus on the interactions between the British Labour Party and Ireland through the twentieth century. Organised by the History Department at NUI, Galway (and supported by the Irish Labour History Society), it promises to be a most interesting series of papers and talks. Well worth a visit!

The full programme can be found here: Conference Programme

And the poster can be downloaded here: Conference Poster

UCC History Conference: ‘The Cause of Labour: 1913 and Beyond’, 1-2 March 2013

A conference will be held in University College, Cork on 1-2 March to discuss the role of the working class and the labour movement during the Irish revolutionary period, 1913-1923. Among the scheduled papers is ’The lessons of history: James Connolly and Irish historiography’ by Fintan Lane. Should be a very interesting two days – a good mix of research students and established scholars!

Click here for the full programme: UCC conference

 

 

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