The Irish Women Workers’ Union, 1911-1984
Teatime Talk at 14 Henrietta Street: The Irish Women Workers’ Union, 1911-1984.
Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00pm (in-person).
Dr James Curry will provide a brief illustrated history of the Irish Women Workers’ Union, founded in 1911.The talk will examine the fluctuating fortunes of the union during its 73 year existence, and look at a selection of photographs and other primary source documents dealing with the “obstreperous lassies” of the IWWU.
Dr James Curry is the Historian in Residence for Dublin North West. He has published widely on twentieth century Irish history.
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