1900-1919

Hundreds injured as British order police to attack workers in Dublin

31 August 1913 On 13 August 1913, a crowd gathered in O’Connell Street, Dublin, to protest against the refusal of employers to recognise the Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU). Four days earlier, tram workers, who had joined the union, found themselves locked out by the management and their jobs replaced by non-union scab…