Irish History Month – Workers before, during and after the 1916 Easter Rising – Wed 22 April

The Irish Studies Centre and the Working Lives Research Institute (WLRI) are pleased to invite you to a seminar we are co-hosting on the eve of the 99th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, as part of Irish History Month.

Date: Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Free and open to all
Time: 6pm to 8pm

London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road
London N7 8DB

Room: TM1-47 (Tower Building).


  1. Marian Larragy from the London Irish Feminist Network will speak on the role of the workers, especially, the Irish Women’s Union led by Rosie Hackett.
  2. Geoff Bell, a historian, will speak on the role of Irish workers in Britain who were impacted by the 1916 Easter Rising.

Hosted by the Irish Studies Centre and the Working Lives Research Institute.

Further details from: Austin Harney, Secretary of the London 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Committee: