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).
- 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.
- Geoff Bell, a historian, will speak on the role of Irish workers in Britain who were impacted by the 1916 Easter Rising.
Further details from: Austin Harney, Secretary of the London 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Committee: