All Blog Posts Tagged 'Labor' (11)

'Exits & Entrances: Producing Off-Broadway and Beyond' On Stage

Arts PR unlimited announces Daniel P. Quinn is available for Book Signing Appearances for "Exits & Entrances: Producing Off-Broadway and Beyond, " at colleges, universities and bookstores in the United States.

Exits & Entrances was a selection of the week in NJ Ink by The Star…

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Added by Daniel P Quinn on August 7, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Paddy the Navvy

"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…

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Added by Kieron Punch on June 2, 2017 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

'Jimmy's Hall' -- Screenings in the United States

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on July 24, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

'May Day, May Day': The Irish Connection

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 …

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 30, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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Mary Quaile: Trade Unionist

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…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on February 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Irish 'Backbone' of the Erie Canal

by Maryann Tracy

To say that the Irish built the Erie Canal is an exaggeration, since there were British and Germans who worked alongside them, but to…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 29, 2014 at 5:30am — 10 Comments

Beer, Strikebreaking, Exquisite Furniture: How Work Came to Define This Irish-American Family's History

Thoughts of labor this holiday, however modest in its aspirations, invite me to contemplate the role of work in both defining and…

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Added by Gerry Regan on September 1, 2014 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

The Irish in Labor

by Mike McCormack, AOH National Historian

In 1913, William Martin Murphy fired all his employees who had joined the Irish Transport and General Worker's Union…

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Added by Mike McCormack on August 30, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Lockout: Dublin 1913

 By J. A. O’Brien

2013 was the 100th anniversary of the 1913 lockout in Dublin. Often…

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Added by Against The Wind on April 9, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Kate Mullany Musical

The Kate Mullany National Historic Site is producing a new musical about Troy, New York, labor pioneer Kate Mullany. Don't Iron While the Strike is…

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Added by Paul F. Cole on March 13, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment


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New Israeli Labor Party Chief’s Irish Roots Run Deep

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…

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Added by Valerie Lapin Ganley on November 24, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

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