Exits & Entrances was a selection of the week in NJ Ink by The Star Ledger (2008),…Continue
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"In eighteen hundred and forty-four
I landed on the Liverpool shore
Me belly was empty me hands were raw
With working on the railway, the railway
I'm weary of the railway
Poor paddy works on the railway"
(from Poor Paddy on the Railway by The Dubliners…
From the Team That Brought the World “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” ...
‘Jimmy’s Hall’: Where Anything Goes and Everyone Belongs
Directed by Ken Loach, Screenplay by Paul Laverty, Produced by Rebecca…Continue
As May Day is observed around the world, we take a look at the close connection between the Irish and the efforts to organize labor around the world. At home in Ireland the fight was led by men like …Continue
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Mary Quaile, the Irish Trade Union Activist, was born in Dublin to parents who were themselves very active in equality for all people. Her father was secretary for the Irish Brick & Stonemasons Union. Her mother…Continue
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To say that the Irish built the Erie Canal is an exaggeration, since there were British and Germans who worked alongside them, but to…Continue
In 1913, William Martin Murphy fired all his employees who had joined the Irish Transport and General Worker's Union…Continue
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By J. A. O’Brien
2013 was the 100th anniversary of the 1913 lockout in Dublin. Often…Continue
Last Thursday, Israel’s Labor Party elected a new leader. Isaac Herzog replaces Shelly Yacimovich as the party’s Chairman.
Herzog immediately called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to move the peace process with the Palestinians forward. In his victory speech, Herzog vowed to refocus the…Continue