Tag Archives: Jim Larkin

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Peter O’Toole, who has died aged 81, as Jim Larkin in a scene in episode 3 of RTÉ’s Strumpet City (1980), also featuring Bryan Murray and Donal McCann.

Meanwhile…

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[Peter O'Toole obituary, Daily Telegraph]

Schlock?

It was a bit though, in fairness.

Fight!

Raise a glass to Peter O’Toole, last of the 60s hellraisers (Dominic Rushe, Guardian)

(RTÉ)

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They fuck you up, those who seem great,
And do so while you’re on your knees,
They leave you nothing on your plate,
Their class is a social disease.

But they’re determined, in their way,
By forces beyond their control,
To grind you down each live-long day,
Then count the pennies that they stole.

Class hands on misery to class,
This our clear and certain fate,
You’re stuck there in your huddled mass,
Till one big union makes us great.

John Moynes

(Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)

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At the opening of the Lockout 1913 Exhibition at the National Library, Kildare Street, Dublin, today were, top, Jim Larkin’s granddaughter by marriage, Brenda Larkin with her daughter (Jim Larkin’s great granddaughter) Miriam and, above, Jim Larkin’s granddaughter Stella McConnon.

Meanwhile…

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Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin, and President of SIPTU, Jack O’Connor.

Mmm.

Comradely.

(Laura Hutton/Photocall ireland)

Sinn Fein members at a commemoration for the 100th Anniversary of the 1913 Lockout this afternoon at Jim Larkin’s statue on O’Connell Street, Dublin, including, from top: Ger O Leary; Janice Boylan and Santana Hernandez-Power; Aengus O Snodaigh TD ; Santana Hernandez-Power and Sean Crowe TD.

Previously: Jim Larkin on Broadsheet

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)