On Friday 2 November 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate on ‘100 years of women in politics and political life’ took place in Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. A hundred years ago women in Ireland (then part of the UK) got the vote. To mark a century of women’s subsequent involvement in politics and public life Dublin…

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On Friday 5 October Dublin City Hall, Dame St, Dublin 2, hosted a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate entitled ‘1918-2018: A century of women’s activism’. A century ago the women of Ireland (then part of the UK) got the vote, the culmination of years of ‘first wave’ feminist activism, not only on the suffrage question, but in the…

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On Wednesday 14 March 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate took place in Custume Barracks, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, on the subject of ‘John Redmond: his life and legacy’. 6 March 2018 marked the centenary of the death of John Redmond, leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, which had dominated party political life since the…

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