James Larkin of Ireland

The early times were those faced with various challenges and certain issues in the society. For instance, people whose background was not that pleasant were deemed to be failures. The rich were then thought to be successful. But cannot always be the nature of life. James Larkin is the first man in his time to change people’s perspective. Learn more about James Larkin: http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/artsfilmtv/books/the-definitive-biography-of-big-jim-larkin-372254.html

Workers initially worshipped their employers, in that they respected them too much to the extent of ignoring their rights due to fear of being fired. They were, in other terms, at the mercies of their employers. This, therefore, would scrub off any hopes of uniting them for a common cause.

James Larkin lost his father. He replaced him at the workplace but was fired soon after he joined the firm. The other workers did not mind such happenings because they feared for their own jobs. Read more: Jim Larkin | Biography and Jim Larkin | Wikipedia

This did not impress Jim, however. He was aware that he was inexperienced. But training him would have been a good start and much better than releasing him without giving him a chance to prove that he could do it.

This was the beginning of James Larkin’s socialism, although he did not realize it then. He went on looking for a job until he met Elizabeth Brown. Indeed, love is a beautiful thing and so is it the beginning of good things. James Larkin was soon adopted into a union that was well spoken of in England.

He was even given his first duty of organizing workers and employees against the immigration that was in the rising. The Chinese were fast-filling posts that could be given to workers of England due to the high unemployment levels in the county. James then soon left NUDL.

His eyes had then been opened, and his mentality broadened. Larkin knew what his life needed, and he would stop at nothing until he had achieved it. James Larkin’s friend lay to rest when he died in Ireland.

This happened in the Easter Rising and was a great blow to Jim Larkin considering how close he and James Connolly were. The organization he formed afterward was to be in memory of the gone friend. James Larkin then soon was also gone to the world, for eternity.