The seventh in Tinteán‘s Famine Orphan Girls Series by a descendant, Chrissy Fletcher. Elizabeth Sharkey is my grandmother’s grandmother, through an all-female line. I like to imagine this line as a fine gold thread coming from my heart and connecting me from mother to mother, spanning the oceans and the centuries back to a …
A fascinating history of how feminism and nationalism converged to challenge traditional gender binaries at some key points in modern Irish history
Porridge, RTE, the Travellers …
Papers will range from Irish orphan stories, Mary Lee, women in the 1916 Rising and conscription, Irish nuns and identity, chain migration, women in World War 1, through to the 20th century ‘Troubles’ and abortion reform and neonatal deaths.
She decided where her daughter should go to school. She did not tell the child’s father.
It is easy today to forget the extreme ways that nineteenth-century British society divided along sectarian lines.
Catherine Fitzpatrick, a convict’s wife, conductor of the first choir of an infant colony.
This book on Nano Nagle and her legacy casts a powerful gaze on the lives and culture of a body of nuns whose charism was particularly and importantly focused on girls
Eureka’s Children’s annual Eureka Democracy Award Dinner
A book of essays reissued to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland in 2018 full of interest for the general reader.