by mariocorrigan on October 4, 2013


The Great Lockout 1913

Pádraig Yeates


Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups

Annual Seminar and AGM

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 pm 1913 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.


Saturday 12 October 2013: Annual Seminar and AGM of the Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups. Presentation by Pádraig Yeates, The Great Lockout 1913.

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