Jacobin, Issue 21: Between the Risings

As eire celebrates the centenary of 1916, the stipulations at the island provide probabilities for socialist politics no longer noticeable in a single hundred years.

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The tradition of radical women in Irish politics runs deep. At the forefront of early feminist struggles was the Irish Women’s Franchise League (iwfl), established in 1908 by Hanna and Francis Sheehy-Skeffington. The Sheehy-Skeffingtons represented a new generation of activists that had lost patience with the moderate tactics of older suffrage organizations. Influenced by the militant British Women’s Social and Political Union (wspu), they decided that women’s suffrage took precedence over other political questions.

October 21 The first shipload of children leaves for England. Dockworkers go on strike in protest. November 23 James Connolly forms the Irish Citizens Army, a volunteer militia that defends Dublin workers from the police. January 21, 1914 The English Trade Union Congress discontinues food aid, despite continuing hardship in Dublin. February 1914 The lockout gradually ends as scabbing becomes uncontrollable. Workplace seizures, almost all involving the itgwu, were also common. At times, the strike was used for more expansive aims.

In some cases this meant general strikes: eighteen occurred between 1917 and 1920, mainly in small towns, where almost all workers were itgwu members. During these often-violent mass stoppages, strike committees usually governed the town, controlling business and transport through a system of permits, and workers advanced common wage demands. October 21 The first shipload of children leaves for England. Dockworkers go on strike in protest. November 23 James Connolly forms the Irish Citizens Army, a volunteer militia that defends Dublin workers from the police.

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