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Centenary of the 1913 Lockout: Events around the country

Centenary of the 1913 Lockout: Events around the country... More

"The Risen People" at the Seán O'Casey Theatre, August 2013

East Wall P.E.G. are proud to present James Plunkett's play "The Risen People" – which inspired his novel Strumpet City – a story that depicts the struggle of ordinary Dubliners during the 1913 Dublin Lockout.... More

Liquidation of eircom ESOP

On 11th July 2013 eircom ESOP Trustee Limited entered member’s voluntary liquidation.... More

Dublin Tenement Experience: Living the Lockout

Don't miss this opportunity to see inside an undisturbed tenement property and get a taste of life 100 years ago in Dublin - From July 1st to August 31st 2013... More

CWU Youth Committee Event, July 5th & 6th, Cork

The CWU Youth Committee is holding an event in Cork on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July for all under 35 members!... More

Congress joins global union protest at action of Turkish authorities

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is to formally protest to Turkish authorities over its handling of recent protests and call on the government to “end violence and repression against peaceful protests and address the demands made by the protestors.”... More

eMobile Affinity Offer for CWU Members

I am pleased to announce that the CWU has agreed an affinity offer with eMobile for all members and their families for mobile phones. Attached is a copy of the advertisement which will run in the next issue of Connect which is out shortly.... More

Disability Activation Project (DACT) – Training Options

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has been selected to offer training and support to people with disabilities. The Disability Activation Project (DACT) aims to increase the capacity and potential of people on disability/illness welfare payments to participate in the labour market.... More

G8 2013: March for a Fairer World, Belfast, Sat 15th June

G8 2013: March for a Fairer World, 15th June; Assemble 12noon, Custom House Square, Belfast... More

ETUC: Unions call for €280 billion jobs investment

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has called for massive investment – of between €140 billion and €280 billion – in a European jobs and recovery programme. Speaking in Dublin yesterday (Wednesday) ETUC general secretary Bernadette Ségol said austerity policies had failed and investment of between 1-2% of EU-wide GDP was needed to create jobs and relaunch the European economy.... More

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