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This month in labour history

6-11-1913 The military are on standby as hundreds of strikebreakers are shipped into the Port of Dublin. [more]

12-11-1913 James Connolly calls all ITGWU dockers in Dublin out on strike. Larkin, released from prison the following day, disagreess with the move, wanting to keep the dockers as a final reserve. [more]

13-11-1913 Irish syndicalist union leader Jim Larkin is released from prison during the bitter Dublin Lock-out [more]

19-11-1913 The battlelines harden in the Dublin Lockout as James Connolly tells a meeting that ‘any man who means in future to become a member of the Transport Workers Union must be prepared to enrol himself in the Citizen Army.' [more]

28-11-1913 Seafarers Union leader Havelock Wilson negotiates a return to work for his Dublin members, without consulting the ITGWU/ [more]