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Key Events - Ulster Workers' Council (UWC) Strike



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Text: Martin Melaugh ... Research: Fionnuala McKenna and Martin Melaugh
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The information on the UWC strike of 1974 is divided into a number of subsections; the headings of these subsections are listed below.
If any user has information about these events and is interested in making a contribution to the following pages, they should read the CAIN guidelines for contributions and then contact the CAIN Project Manager by email.

Masked Loyalist Paramilitaries on Parade
Photograph from: Loyalist Association of Workers (LAW) Vol. 1, No.16, (1972)

blue ball icon Summary of the main events of the strike

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blue ball icon Background events leading up to the strike

blue ball icon Chronology of events during the strike

blue ball icon Details of the main events during the strike

    Chapter 3 from 'Fourteen May Days: The inside story of the Loyalist strike of 1974'
    by Don Anderson (1994)

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