Ireland


Prison Could Not Silence The Remarkable Jim Larkin

In November of 1913 Irish authorities tossed union organizer Jim Larkin into Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison on the charge of making “seditious utterances.” But a public outcry ensued. Thousands of people took to the streets, not only in Ireland, but in locations across England. Nervous authorities decided to free Larkin. The first thing Larkin did after…