The Pooles’ claim has been supported by the National Museum of Ireland, who supplied the photograph used for the stamp to An Post.

The mustachioed mystery man who appears on a stamp commemorating the centenary of the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) has been claimed by his family.An Post (...)

Sir, – Vincent Browne’s belated realisation (Opinion, December 4th) that William Martin Murphy was the real victor of 1913 is to be welcomed. So is hi(...)

Pianist Conor Linehan, director Jimmy Fay and choreographer Colin Dunne take a fresh look at the 1913 Lockout in a new production at the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s easy to be sentimental – or cynical – about such concepts as solidarity and brotherhood. It’s not so easy to bring them to life. The Abbey Theatr(...)

Thousands lined O’Connell Street this afternoon to commemorate the 1913 Lockout in which an estimated 20,000 workers and 300 employers were invloved. (...)

Police charge during the transportation strike in Dublin in 1913. Photograph: Getty

Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Dublin this afternoon for the official State commemoration of the Dublin Lockout. President Mi(...)

Newspaper coverage of the Lockout, its key players and events was deeply polarised, with many titles having vested interests in either side. Individua(...)

The Jim Larkin statue on O’Connell Street, Dublin (sculptor Oisin Kelly). Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times
The meaning of the Lockout

Striking conductors and drivers pinned the Red Hand badge of the Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union on their lapels and abandoned their vehicl(...)

Locked out: crowds of workers waiting for Jim Larkin in Dublin. Photograph: Hulton Archive

Monday is the centenary of the beginning of the Dublin Lockout, when employers in the city sought to destroy the Irish Transport and General Workers’ (...)

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of Ryanair during a dispute six years ago has undermined the ability of trade unions to gain a foothold in private companies, a new book has claimed. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of Ryanair during an industrial relations dispute six years ago has undermined the ability of trade unions to gain a (...)

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of Ryanair during a dispute six years ago has undermined the ability of trade unions to gain a foothold in private companies, a new book has claimed. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of Ryanair during an industrial relations dispute six years ago has undermined the ability of trade unions to gain a (...)