Category Archive: DOCKERS

Mar 31

Two great photo exhibitions – April 2017

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Aug 28

“FAIRFIELD MEMORIES” – CD launch at The Ferryman

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“FAIRFIELD MEMORIES ” is the latest CD from Paul O’Brien , and will be launched  this Saturday (30th August) at the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society heritage event at The Ferryman, Sir John Rogersons Quay, 8.30pm). Paul will be well known to many of you , not just as ‘the local lad with the guitar’ but …

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Aug 21

World War One, Sean O’Casey and the people of the North Docks

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SEE ALSO LINK TO FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION – https://www.facebook.com/events/266238990241547/

May 10

The Battle at Annesley Bridge – Walking tour videos now available

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The “1916 Rising: Battle at Annesley Bridge” walking tour organised by the East Wall History Group was a huge success. Led by guide Hugo McGuinness, it was estimated that almost 200 people took part. (Ironically, this was a greater number than the entire Republican garrison involved in 1916!) The events at Annesley Bridge in 1916 …

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Apr 16

The “Blackguard” Tom Daly , the 1916 Rising and the Frongoch Rat catcher !

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“A tough  Dock Labourer, pugnacious and voluble…” On the 16th April 1916 an Irish Republican flag was flown for the first time over Liberty Hall. It was a hugely symbolic ceremony , a message of defiance and a signal of intent by the Irish Citizen Army. Amongst those caught up in the excitement and emotion …

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Jan 24

“Reinterpreting 1913″ – Three part radio series

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A new three part series  ”Reinterpreting 1913″  will begin tomorrow night on NearFM,  broadcasting on the station each Friday (24th, 31st January and 7th February) at 6pm.You can listen to it on NearFM which is on 90.3FM  broadcasting across the North East of Dublin. It can also be streamed internationally live from near.ie/webcam. The poster for the series includes a wonderful image of Dublin Port , …

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Sep 24

Successful Culture Night event in the Sean O’Casey Community Centre

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Successful Culture Night event in the Sean O’Casey Community Centre Last Friday, 20th September was Culture Night 2013, and the Sean O’Casey Community Centre hosted a hugely successful programme of events on the theme of ‘working class’ culture. Here is a full report on an evening which included Dublin tenements, Dockers and 1913 photo exhibits …

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Sep 04

Culture Night 20th September 2013 Join us at the Sean O’Casey Community Centre

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All welcome to free events at the Sean O’Casey Community Centre, East Wall to celebrate aspects of our city’s vibrant working Class culture. Organised in conjunction with the East Wall History Group and the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society this is an evening not to be missed. A special event is also scheduled as part of …

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Apr 25

“No more on the Docks I’ll be seen …” Remembering those who’ve gone before us

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“No more on the Docks I’ll be seen …” Remembering those who’ve gone before us Last weekend saw hundreds of people attend the first ever Service of Remembrance for all deceased Dublin Dockworkers. A lone piper led a candle-lit procession from the five lamps down Seville Place to join an Ecumenical service in St. Laurence …

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