Near FM, in partnership with the Coolock Library and in association with the Northside Community Law Centre, are delighted to present a three part series about women and social justice in 1916.
The series will reflect on women in the era of the 1916 Rising, how they lived and worked and what roles women played in society with topics to include living conditions in the tenements, the suffragettes and more. Each event will feature a speaker and songs from the era performed by An Góilín Singers Group.
Each evening will be hosted by an experienced presenter in a conversational style and there will be audience Q&A at the end of each talk.
Wednesday March 9th
PRESENTER: Felicity Kearney (Near FM); GUEST SPEAKERS: Rhona McCord on Tenements/Social Conditions and Dr Aoife O’Donoghue on Legal & Social status of women in 1916; SINGERS: An Góilín – Fergus Russell
Radio Broadcast March 23rd @ 2.30pm