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# herstory - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history
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# Herstory

Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history

Feb 6th 2022, 5:26 PM 15,968 Views 6 Comments

The Good Information Project finds we have to look back in order to move forward in gender equality.

# herstory - Monday 31 January, 2022

Landmarks illuminated across the country to mark St Brigid’s Day 2022
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# St Brigid's Day

Landmarks illuminated across the country to mark St Brigid’s Day 2022

Jan 31st 2022, 10:41 PM 22,444 Views 13 Comments

The event kicked off this evening, when people gathered to mark the launch at Trinity College.

# herstory - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
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'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,220 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

# herstory - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Buildings to be lit up to celebrate iconic women throughout history
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Buildings to be lit up to celebrate iconic women throughout history

Jan 5th 2019, 10:00 AM 14,572 Views 16 Comments

Herstory Light Festival is an annual light festival which celebrates women and girls on Nollaig na mBan.

# herstory - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
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# Women's Christmas

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 36,424 Views 21 Comments

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

# herstory - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'
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Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'

May 21st 2017, 3:30 PM 314 Views 44 Comments

If Irish women hadn’t been so feisty and fascinating the poor men would have had little to write about, writes Eleanor Fitzsimons.

# herstory - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'We need to tell more than just half the story': Cities to be lit up with images of forgotten Irish women
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# Iconic Figures

'We need to tell more than just half the story': Cities to be lit up with images of forgotten Irish women

Jan 5th 2017, 4:59 PM 16,539 Views 13 Comments

“In the dark month of January, we chose the theme of light,” the festival’s founder said.