Live and Local at the Museum: James Connolly – The Life, Times and Legacy


James Connolly, Signatories of the Irish Proclamation, Union Movement


Séanna Walsh will explore the story of James Connolly, the pioneering Trade Unionist, Republican leader and iconic socialist. From his birth in Edinburgh to Irish parents, through to his death in Dublin in 1916, this fascinating talk will delve into Connolly’s role as a pioneer of the early trade union movement, his politics and the impact he has had on the history of Ireland.

Friday 6 October, 8pm (doors open 7:30pm)

Admission free, booking is available through Eventbrite


Séanna Walsh is the Centre Manager at Áras Uí Chonghaile | James Connolly Visitor Centre, Belfast