Saturday, January 19, 2013

Irish women who played an equal part in Irish Freedom and the struggle for equality

Charlotte Despard, Helena Moloney, Elizabeth O Farrell, Kathleen Clarke, Madeleine French Mullen, Mary Ellen Spring Rice, Grace Gifford, Countess Markievicz, Dr. Kathleen Lynn, Máire Ni Shiúibhlaigh, Linda Kearns, Jennie Wyse Power, Hanna Sheehy Skeffinton, Kate O Callaghan, Margaret Skinneder, Mary Mac Swiney, May Gibney, Maud Gonne...How many of these women do you know of?
They have been written into the footnotes of history but were a vital component in the struggle for freedom, equality and independence in Ireland. Largely kept on the margins their courageous outstanding contribution in Irish History will be firmly established by Sinead McCoole in her presentation at the Irish Stock Exchange on Tuesday 22nd Jan at 1pm (Admission Free) 'Other Voices - Unmanageable and Disreputable Women - #otheredvoices #tradfest


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