On Saturday 21 October the Irish Labour History Society annual conference took place at the ILHS Premises, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4. The themes of the 2017 conference are the life of Sean O’Casey, and the impact of the Russian revolution. Speakers include Martin Maguire (Dundalk IT), Emmet O’Connor (UU), and Manus O’Riordan (SIPTU). The conference will conclude with the launch of “When Ireland Went Red” The Soviet Experiment 1918-1923 by Brian Kenny. Download the full programme here.