2016 Markievicz School
Saturday 23rd April, Liberty Hall Theatre
Opening address: Susan McKay, journalist & author, founder Belfast Rape Crisis Centre, former director NWCI.
Live Performances: Flames Not Flowers, Women of St. Michael's Famiy Resource Centre, Inchicore and The Ballad of Rosie Hackett by Janice Igoe
A century after Constance Markievicz & the women of 1916 left Liberty Hall to take part in the Easter Rising, we gather in the same venue to commemorate their lives & legacies.
Women & 1916: Writers & Relatives Respond
Chair: Cathleen O'Neill, Kilbarrack CDP
John Gray, nephew of Rosie Hackett
Lucille Redmond, granddaughter of Muriel Gifford
Donna Cooney, great grandniece of Elizabeth O' Farrell
Nell Regan, author, Helena Molony, A Radical Life (Arlen House, 2016)
Marie Mulholland, author, The Politics & Relationships of Dr. Kathleen Lynn (Woodfield Press, 2002)
Niamh Murray, author, Countess Markievicz & the Women of the Revolution (forthcoming)
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