Ireland’s First Women’s Museum




Proposed to be housed in the multi glass-ceilinged Central Bank.

Read interview with founders Jean Sutton and Kate Cunningham in Totally Dublin here.

WB Yeats was a creep apparently.

The Coming Women’s Museum of Ireland History is Written By…(University Times)




Museum founders and supporters surround Trinity’s former provost George Salmon this afternoon..

Salmon once said: “Over my dead body will women enter Trinity.”

Apparently, he died of a heart attack just weeks after the first female student joined the college in 1904.

He’s not laughing now.

Pics by Conor O’Neill. Thanks Yasmine Colijn.



“Now did she shoot six shots or five?” Etc.

Learn more about Constance Markievicz (above) at a lecture by Dr Senia Paseta on Thursday, the night before International Women’s Day, at the National Library of Ireland.

Dr Paseta, from the University of Oxford, will be speaking about Ireland’s female revolutionaries from 1912 to 1918.

Pic: National Library of Ireland

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