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Therefore it is essential that some means should be sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation.

 
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James Larkin
James Larkin
  • Born: January 21, 1876
  • Died: January 30, 1947
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Docker, Trade Union Leader

James Larkin, sometimes known as Jim Larkin, was an Irish republican, socialist and trade union leader. He was one of the founders of the Irish Labour Party, Irish Transport and General Workers' Union, Workers' Union of Ireland (the two unions later merged to become SIPTU, Ireland's largest trade union) and the Irish Citizen Army (a paramilitary group which was integral to both the Dublin Lockout and the Easter Rising).

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