Federation AGM & Seminar 12 October 2013

1913 Dublin Lockout

Pádraig Yeates
Pádraig Yeates

We are pleased to announce that the speaker for this year’s seminar will be Pádraig Yeates, former Irish Times industry and employment correspondent; author of Lockout: Dublin 1913; project manager of the Irish 1913 Committee.

Pádraig will deliver a lecture on the Dublin Lockout of 1913. During this epic struggle an estimated 100,000 people, one third of the capital’s inhabitants, faced starvation for five months in a battle for workers’ rights.

Details

The AGM will be held on Saturday week 12th October in Kilcullen Town Hall. The cost is €15.00 including lunch. The Agenda is as follows:-

9.30 – 9.45
Registration – please let us know at Registration if you are staying for lunch

9.45 – 11
Report from a member of each Society

11 – 11.30
Election of Officers (only members may vote)

11.30-12
Tea/Coffee

12 – 1 pm1913

Lockout Presentation (questions and answer session included) by Pádraig Yeates, former Irish Times industry and employment correspondent. Author of Lockout: Dublin 1913; project manager of the Irish 1913 Committee.

Pádraig will deliver a lecture on the Dublin Lockout of 1913. During this epic struggle an estimated 100,000 people, one third of the capital’s inhabitants, faced starvation for five months in a battle for workers’ rights.

This talk is open to the public. All are welcome for tea at 11.30.

Lunch – Fallons

Non-members are welcome to attend the opening sessions and the presentation but would not be able to participate in the official business of the AGM and elections from 11 – 11.30 a.m.