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Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history
The Good Information Project finds we have to look back in order to move forward in gender equality.
Landmarks illuminated across the country to mark St Brigid’s Day 2022
The event kicked off this evening, when people gathered to mark the launch at Trinity College.
All time
'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.
Buildings to be lit up to celebrate iconic women throughout history
Herstory Light Festival is an annual light festival which celebrates women and girls on Nollaig na mBan.
Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.
Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'
If Irish women hadn’t been so feisty and fascinating the poor men would have had little to write about, writes Eleanor Fitzsimons.
'We need to tell more than just half the story': Cities to be lit up with images of forgotten Irish women
“In the dark month of January, we chose the theme of light,” the festival’s founder said.