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The dispute involved some 20,000 workers and lasted from 26 August 1913 to 18 January 1914. It is often viewed as the most severe and significant industrial dispute in Irish history.

 


RTÉ Nationwide

Video of a special programme made by RTÉ on the Lockout. Forms part of the excellent Century Ireland website.

RTÉ Radio Podcasts

Covers Women & Children in the Lockout; Soup Kitchens; Music of the Lockout; Jim Larkin & the Lockout.


National Library - The Dublin Lockout

Online resource supporting an exhibition at the National Library. Great images, interactive maps, cartoons from the period and videos of experts speaking about the Lockout.


Irish Times

See how the events of 'Bloody Sunday' were reported the day after the riots of Sunday 31 August 1913. (Available free through the Schools Broadband Network.)


Dictionary of Irish Biography

The Dictionary has a huge database of biographical detail on Irish personalities. Do a general search or view entries for Jim Larkin; William Martin Murphy; James Connolly and Patrick T Daly. (Available free through the Schools Broadband Network.)


Key Personalities

Short biographies of some of the key players from a Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) website.

Other resources on Scoilnet

Search on scoilnet for 'lockout' and you will find many resources with descriptions written by Irish teachers. Here is a selection:

History Ireland - The 1913 Lockout

http://www.historyireland.com/20th-...ry-history/the-dublin-1913-lockout/ Added: 22 Jan 2015 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

detailed account of the events and personalities in the 1913 labour dispute. Covers Larkin v Murphy, Bloody Sunday, the strikes and lockout, the Nationalist response, the Irish Citizen Army, and the municipal elections.

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Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: This is very detailed but may be all students require to study the subject. Teachers could prepare some key questions to accompany a reading of the article.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Multitext: Dublin 1913 - Strike and Lockout

http://multitext.ucc.ie/d/Dublin_1913Strike_and_Lockout Added: 24 Mar 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

Detailed examination of the case study from Cork Multitext project with primary documents images and bios. Comprehensive resource with chronology and narrative as well.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 2 Pol & Soc Reform 1870-1914

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Language: English
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