This period is rich in lessons for working class people today. The struggle waged in 1913 is a beacon that can shine a bright light on the way forward, if its lessons are fully absorbed.
The report of the Mahon Tribunal is a damning indictment of the corrupt nexus between developers and establishment politicians, especially from Fine Fail.
This government is thoroughly contemptible. Its policies of facilitating the super-rich and its worshipping of private sector greed have resulted in the shameful fact that 455,000 people are on the live register.