via dublin7peopleshistory: On this day in 1913 – The Dublin Lockout Begins.

The Dublin Lock-out (Irish: Frithdhúnadh Mór Baile-Átha-Cliath) was a major industrial dispute between approximately 20,000 workers and 300 employers which took place in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin. The dispute lasted from 26 August 1913 to 18 January 1914, and is often viewed as the most severe and significant industrial dispute in Irish history. Central to the dispute was the workers’ right to unionise. (Wikipedia)

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24/11/2013 · 13:14

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