The Year 1920 – Irish Trailblazers, National and International

The Year 1920 – Irish Trailblazers, National and International

A special lunchtime event, hosted online by Dr Sinéad McCoole, on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

You are invited to attend this lunchtime lecture, which takes place online next Tuesday, 22nd September, from 1 pm to 2 pm.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

You can log in and join the discussion from 12.55 pm.

Click *here* to register for the lecture;

The speakers are:
Dr Kate O’Malley is an Historian with the Royal Irish Academy. She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin (BA, PhD). Her most recent publication (with John Gibney and Michael Kennedy) is Ireland: a voice among the nations;


Dr. Ann Marie O’Brien is a graduate of Maynooth University (BA, MA) and was awarded her Ph.D. in history from the University of Limerick funded by the Irish Research Council. Her first monograph, ‘The ideal diplomat? Women and Irish foreign affairs, 1946-90’ was published by Four Courts Press in 2020.

This event is part of a programme of events to complement
100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life, 1918 – 2018,
a unique pop-up exhibition, curated by Dr McCoole. The pop-up exhibition will continue to be showcased in the Coach House at Dublin Castle, until 11th October 2020 (COVID-19 public health advice and guidelines permitting). Admission is free and it is open to the public from Wednesday until Sunday, from 10am to 2pm and from 3pm until 5 pm.

A montage is also available to view here:

The pop-up exhibition must then come to an end but we are currently considering ideas for new initiatives to ensure that women’s experiences and contribution to our national history continue to be appropriately recognised and illuminated. We will let you know when we have further news to share.

If you have any questions about Tuesday’s event, you can contact [email protected]

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