13:12 Saturday 2 February 2013

100th anniversary of 1913 lockout marked in Dublin

In 1913 20,000 Irish workers were locked out of their workplaces

A ceremony is to be held in Dublin later today, to mark 100 years since the 1913 Lockout.

The Lockout saw 20,000 Irish workers being locked out of their workplaces, due to industrial conflict between them and their employers.

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe will speak at the Jim Larkin Statue on O’Connell Street this afternoon.

He says the message of the Lockout remains to this day: 

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