Item 42 - The Irish Worker

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IE CA IR-1/8/1/42


The Irish Worker


  • 6 Sept. 1913 (Creation)

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A copy of ‘The Irish Worker’ (6 September 1913). Founded (and initially edited) by Jim Larkin in 1911 as a pro-labour alternative to the capitalist-owned press, ‘The Irish Worker’ was particularly noted for its caustic cartoons by Ernest Kavanagh (1884-1916) attacking William Martin Murphy and the Dublin Metropolitan Police during the Lockout of 1913

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