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Dublin Lockout 1913: Union Strikes in Ireland James Larkin and Connolly.  James Larkin delivering a speech in Dublin 1913 Dublin Lockout   http://viking305.hubpages.com/hub/irish-history-of-employment-conflict-and-the-Dublin-1913-Lockout-strike-in-Ireland

Dublin Lockout Union Strikes in Ireland James Larkin and Connolly. James Larkin delivering a speech in Dublin 1913 Dublin Lockout

Miner's strike 84/85

Miner's strike "the most bitter industrial dispute in British history.

"The miner's strike In 1984, the proposed closure of 20 mining pits by Margaret Thatcher's government caused thousands of miners, mainly in Wales and the North of England, to go on strike. The protest, which lasted for over a year, sharply divided public opinion and pushed many of the families involved into extreme poverty." (The Telegraph)

As the third week of student protests kicks off in London, we look back at some of the most important protests in British history.