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 & Labour
Chair Alice Mary Higgins, NWCI
Éilish O’Carroll, Mrs. Brown's Boys, on legacy of her mother, former Labour TD, Maureen O'Carroll
Louise Bayliss, SPARK
Ursula Barry, Women’s Studies, UCD
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