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David Worth

Irish Citizen Army group outside Liberty Hall. Group are lined up outside ITGWU HQ under a banner proclaiming "We serve neither King nor Kaiser, but Ireland!". Photo taken in early years of WWI.
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There is a lesser-known story of how Jim Larkin and the ITGWU organised North Dublin’s farm labourers and how Balydoyle became the only Irish Citizen Army brigade outside Dublin city from the Lockout to the Easter Rising, writes David Worth. The Irish Citizen Army was born amidst the struggle which erupted between workers and employers during the Dublin Lockout. That conflict lasted from August 1913 to January 1914. This militant armed wing

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David Worth looks back to when Labour’s radical words put them in the clerical firing line. After the 1933 election, Labour was left with its lowest number of seats ever. Their spell in government as the junior partners of Fianna Fáil had seen much of their programme implemented. When Fianna

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