Dublin Castle was the fortified seat of British rule in Ireland and originally founded as a castle with a moat ordered to be constructed by King John of
England in 1204, was located at the corner of Dublin Town and the Record Tower, the remaining structure from that castle, dates from 1230.
British Justice in Ireland was mounted on the entry arch to the Upper Castle yard, carried a sword to suppress rebellion, is not blindfolded and has her
backside to the face of the Irish nation.
James (Big Jim) Larkin (1943-1944) was an Irish trade union leader and social activist, grew up in poverty, received little formal education and
became a full-time trade union organizer in 1905. James Larkin founded the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union, the Irish Labor Party
and the Workers' Union of Ireland and best known for his role in the 1913 Lockout, which was a strike from August 26, 1913 to January 18, 1914
over the abject poverty forced upon the workers of Dublin by the capitalist overloads.