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Academic Biography

Charlie McGuire's main research interest is in Irish labour history. His PhD, which was awarded by the National University of Ireland Galway, was a study of the career of Irish socialist and labour movement activist Roddy Connolly. This formed the basis of the book Roddy Connolly and the Struggle for Socialism in Ireland, published by Cork University Press in 2008. His second monograph Sean McLoughlin: Ireland's Forgotten Revolutionary was published by Merlin Press in 2011 and focused on the life of a little-known but significant figure of the Irish Revolution.

Summary of Research Interests

Charlie McGuire continues to research in Irish labour history, and is also interested in oral histories of working lives. He has a long-standing interest in the history of trade unionism in the British building industry and has been involved in oral history projects of building workers and activists within the various building unions.

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Revolution Arts & Humanities
Unionism Arts & Humanities
Socialist Arts & Humanities
Marxism Arts & Humanities
Ireland Arts & Humanities
Political Thinking Arts & Humanities
Workers Arts & Humanities
Self-representation Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2005 2019

Socialist political thinking in revolutionary Ireland, 1912-1923

McGuire, C., 31 May 2019, In : Socialist History. 55, Spring, p. 47-68 22 p.

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Political Thinking
Ireland
Revolution
Socialist
Activists
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'They'll never understand why I'm here' British Marxism and the Irish Revolution, 1916-1923

McGuire, C., 25 Jan 2018, In : Contemporary British History. 32, 2, p. 147-168 22 p.

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Marxism
imperialism
Revolution
Friedrich Engels
British Imperialism
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Steel
Banner
Industry
Staffing
Productivity
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Self-representation
Unionism
Collectivism
Workers
Trade unionism
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