Dublin city centre.
Out of over 200 public artworks in Dublin city, only seven are in memory of historical Irish women.
Six women are celebrated to be precise, whereas 48 historic men are remembered for their achievements and accomplishments.
That’s why EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum placed a plinth on O’Connell Street this morning asking why female trailbazers – like aviator Mary Heath – have been so overlooked by Irish history.
Blazing a Trail: Lives and Legacies of Irish Diaspora Women, runs until March 31 at EPIC, Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1.
Pics via EPIC
They’re in so much trouble.
The Irish Seminar
Letter to the Irish Times from Patricia Walsh in March 1973
Colm Walsh (son) writes:
My mother had arrived in Ireland in 1969 from the East Coast, US & couldn’t believe the state of the country…
Carol B writes:
Iceland women left work on Monday at 2.38pm, 14 per cent early to refeect the country’s gender pay gap. If we did this in Ireland (please!) what time would we have to leave work?
Tom Watts, at Expertmarket, writes:
Just getting in touch as I see you have covered the story broken by the NY Times and The Independent about the gender pay gap in Iceland and yesterday’s walk-out by female employees.
I noticed that you wanted to know what time Irish women would walk out of work and as we provided the stats for the original stories in both the NYT and Independent, I thought you might like to include them too, to give your readers a source and provide them with more information…
…The Irish GPG is 14.40%, so women stop getting paid on November 7th and could leave work at 15:51…
Our original research can be found, here
You made a scene.
Banker turned graphics geek, Aimée Stewart of Infographic Natives puts a visual to the 13000 articles published across 3600 publications in 99 countries.
Ireland voted yes and the world was listening. Here’s an infographic visualising the conversation…
Gerard McCarthy writes:
You might like to add this. Constituencies scaled to electorate….