Cora White

Who knew that a young woman from Suffolk became the leader of the Communist Party of Ireland in the early 1920s?  Irish journalist, Mike Milotte, asked me to research the Suffolk end of Anchoretta White's story while he dealt with the complicated politics between Dublin, London and Moscow at the time.  Paul and I spent a great few weeks on this. Mike's article on her has just been published in Saothar, the journal of the Irish Labour History Society, vol 48, 2023.

And here's the link to his related article published last year in the Irish Times about a workers' take-over of the Dublin Rotunda in January 1922: