Saothar is the annual journal of the Irish Labour History Society. Saothar, pronounced sá-her, in the Irish language means work or toil as well as literary work or achievement.
Saothar is the only scholarly periodical covering the important field of labour history in the Irish context. It is an essential source for anyone researching in the field of Irish labour history.

Saothar contains a

  • Bibliography of Irish Labour History
  • Select bibliography of British labour history
  • A register of current research in Irish labour history
  • Details of Irish archival and museum deposits.

Saothar is delivered free to all society members however if you would like to subscribe without joining the society please fill in the form on the Contact Us page. We will send you an application form and subscription information.