1913 Lockout: Impact & Aftermath
Central to the exhibition was the original Starry Plough flag which made its first appearance with the Irish Citizen Army in April 1914 in Dublin.
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Meet Jim Larkin, see the Starry Plough flag, and explore the story of the Lockout through real objects from the Museum collections. Runs until June 2014.
What was in the exhibition?
Impact & Aftermath documented life in Dublin in 1913. Meet the key actors and events surrounding the Lockout, including Jim Larkin and William Martin Murphy.
Explore the aftermath of the Lockout, as well as the formation of the Citizen Army, the women’s suffrage movement and the rise of trade unions.
The Starry Plough Flag
Central to the exhibition was the original Starry Plough flag which made its first appearance with the Irish Citizen Army in April 1914 in Dublin. The flag then flew over the Imperial Hotel on O’Connell Street during the 1916 Rising.
The Starry Plough flag was displayed in this exhibition for the first time in 25 years after recent conservation funded by the Labour Party. The exhibition will also include the Larkin Banner, on loan from the Irish Labour History Society.
35 objects from this exhibition are available from our historical collections online.