Liam Cahill writes extensively on Irish labour history and contemporary issues.
He is a lifelong trade unionist and has held many representative positions in the Labour movement from branch to national level. A former Industrial Reporter, Economics Correspondent and Political Correspondent with RTÉ, Ireland’s public broadcaster, he has worked as a public servant and as adviser in government, politics, the private sector and with campaign groups.
He founded and, for many years, edited a popular web site ‘An Fear Rua – The GAA Unplugged!’ and is currently an active and influential presence for progressive values on social media. In 2017, he completed the Certificate in Creative Writing from Maynooth University.
Liam has just released his second book ‘From Suir to Jarama, Mossie Quinlan’s Life and Legacy’. He is the author of ‘Forgotten Revolution, The Limerick Soviet 1919’ (O’Brien Press, 1990) and ‘Forgotten Revolution, The Limerick Soviet 1919 [Centenary Edition] (Orla Kelly Publishing, 2019).