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  1. The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, hosted an event in Parliament Buildings entitled 'Perspectives on the Dublin Lock-out and the Rise of the Labour Movement' as part of the 'Perspectives On...' series marking a decade of centenaries. The lecture was delivered by Dr Emmet O'Connor, senior lecturer in history at the University of Ulster.

    In attendance at the event were MLAs from a range of parties and trade union representatives.

    The Speaker said: "It was a great pleasure to host this lecture in Parliament Buildings to mark this important event. The Dublin lock-out is a significant event in our labour history, and one that had far-reaching consequences for the labour movement. The lecture highlighted the role that trade unions have played over the past 100 years and, indeed, continue to play in society today.

    "This is one of a number of anniversaries that the Assembly is marking as part of its 'Perspectives on...' series. It is important that we take time to reflect on the events that have shaped our history; it is through this reflection that we gain an understanding of the many different perspectives on events that have played a defining role in our past."

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  2. The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, hosted an event in Parliament Buildings entitled 'Perspectives on the Dublin Lock-out and the Rise of the Labour Movement' as part of the 'Perspectives On...' series marking a decade of centenaries. The lecture was delivered by Dr Emmet O'Connor, senior lecturer in history at the University of Ulster.

    In attendance at the event were MLAs from a range of parties and trade union representatives.

    The Speaker said: "It was a great pleasure to host this lecture in Parliament Buildings to mark this important event. The Dublin lock-out is a significant event in our labour history, and one that had far-reaching consequences for the labour movement. The lecture highlighted the role that trade unions have played over the past 100 years and, indeed, continue to play in society today.

    "This is one of a number of anniversaries that the Assembly is marking as part of its 'Perspectives on...' series. It is important that we take time to reflect on the events that have shaped our history; it is through this reflection that we gain an understanding of the many different perspectives on events that have played a defining role in our past."

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  3. The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mr William Hay MLA, hosted an event in Parliament Buildings as part of the “Perspectives On…” series agreed by the Assembly Commission to mark the decade of centenaries. The event, entitled ‘Perspectives on Female Suffrage’, featured a lecture by Dr Margaret Ward, author of women’s history.

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  5. Interviews with attendees at the Ulster Covenant Lecture

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