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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch.. The Happy Lands (2012) Set in Fife in Scotland in 1926,  it uses a combination of dramatic scenes, archive film and local people as actors  to tell the story of the miners’ strike which lasted from May to November. … Continue reading

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Mary Quaile; Manchester Irish Trade Unionist

Mary’s life and political activity shows us why unions are important for women and is an example of the role that Irish people have played in the British trade union movement in this country. She was born in Dublin; her … Continue reading

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