Dr Emmet O'Connor

Senior Lecturer in History

Dr Emmet O'Connor contact photo

Senior Lecturer, EHP


MA (NUI), PhD (Cantab)

Research Fields

Labour History

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Irish Labour History Society, the English Society for the Study of Labour History, the Political Studies Association of Ireland, and the Economic and Social History Society of Ireland.

Books Authored

Number of items: 3.

O'Connor, E (2016) Derry Labour in the Age of Agitation,1889-1923: 2: Larkinism and Syndicalism, 1907-23. Four Courts Press. Dublin. 68 pp ISBN 978-1-84682-611-5

O'Connor, Peter (2015) Big Jim Larkin: Hero or Wrecker. UCD Press. Dublin. 353 pp ISBN 9781906359935

O'Connor, E (2011) A Labour History of Ireland, 1824-2000. UCD. Dublin. 320 pp ISBN 978-1-906359-56-0

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Books Edited

Number of items: 1.

O'Connor, Emmet and Cunningham, John, eds. (2016) Studies in Irish radical Leadership: Lives on the Left. Manchester. 271 pp. Manchester University Press. ISBN 9780719091049

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Number of items: 11.

O'Connor, E (2016) Neither democratic nor a programme: The Democratic Programme of 1919. Irish Historical Studies, 40 (157). pp. 92-109.

O'Connor, E (2014) Anti-communism in twentieth century Ireland. Twentieth Century Communism: A Journal of International History, 6. pp. 59-81.

O'Connor, E (2014) Old wine in new bottles? Syndicalism and ‘fakirism’ in the Great Labour Unrest, 1911 1914. Labour History Review, 79 (1). pp. 19-36.

O'Connor, E (2010) The Irish Labour History Society: an outline history. Labour History Review Fiftieth Anniversary Supplement, Specia. pp. 147-159.

O'Connor, Peter (2010) William Walker, Irish Labour, and 'Chinese slavery' in South Africa, 1904-6. Irish Historical Studies, 37 (145). pp. 48-60.

O'Connor, E (2009) Mutiny or sabotage? The Irish defection to the Abraham Lincoln Battalion in the Spanish Civil War. Working Papers in Irish Studies (),, workin (3). pp. 1-19.

O'Connor, Peter (2009) Mutiny or sabotage. Working papers in Irish studies, 09-3. pp. 1-13.

O'Connor, Peter (2008) Identity and Self-Representation in Irish Communism. Socialist History, 34. pp. 36-51.

O'Connor, Peter (2007) Problems of reform in the Irish Trades Union Congress. HSIR, 23. pp. 37-59.

O'Connor, Peter (2006) 1907. Saothar, 32. pp. 5-16.

O'Connor, Peter (2006) Identity and self-representation in Irish communism. Socialist History, 34. pp. 11-37.

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Book Sections

Number of items: 8.

O'Connor, Emmet (2016) Sean Murray. In: Studies in Irish Radical Leadership: Lives on the Left. Manchester UP, pp. 109-120. ISBN 9780719091049

O'Connor, E (2011) Syndicalism, industrial Unionism, and nationalism in Ireland. In: Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940. (Eds: Hirsch, Steven and Van der Walt, Lucien), Brill, Leiden, pp. 193-226. ISBN 978 90 04 18849 5

O'Connor, E and McCabe, C (2010) Ireland. In: Histories of Labour: National and International Perspectives. Merlin, pp. 137-163. ISBN 978 0 85036 686 0

O'Connor, Peter (2009) Edward Phelan: a biographical essay. In: Edward Phelan and the ILO: The Life and Views of an International Social Actor. ILO, pp. 11-37. ISBN 978 92 2 121983 5

O'Connor, Peter (2009) James Larkin. In: Dictionary of Irish Biography. RIA/CUP, pp. 318-322. ISBN ISBN: 9780521199797 (v.5)

O'Connor, Peter (2009) Trade unions and 1968. In: Spirit of '68. Guildhall Press, pp. 47-59. ISBN 978-1-906271-220

O'Connor, Peter (2008) From Bolshevism to Stalinism. In: Bolshevism, Stalinism, and the Comintern. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 245-262. ISBN 023000671X

O'Connor, Peter (2008) Sheep in wolves' clothing. In: Essays in Labour History. IAP, pp. 65-82. ISBN 978-0-7165-2825-8

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Number of items: 1.

O'Connor, Peter (2010) Jim Larkin., Palgrave Macmillan.

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Contact Details

Office: I003
Telephone: +44 (0)28 7012 4557
Email: pej.oconnor@ulster.ac.uk