Labour Activist, James Larkin

James Larkin, nicknamed “Big Jim,” was born on January 21, 1876 in Liverpool, England. He worked several jobs as a child so help add to the family’s scant income, getting little formal education. Learn more about Jim Larkin: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/easterrising/profiles/po08.shtml and http://www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/big-jim-larkin-hero-and-wrecker/ Becoming a passionate socialist and disliking the poor treatment workers received, he entered a […]

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