IRELAND’S WOMEN:  REVOLUTION AND REMEMBRANCE 

PRESENTED BY SLIGO FIELD CLUB 13 – 15 MAY 2016

This three day conference brought together the most significant and erudite historians of the work of women in achieving revolutionary change in Ireland and abroad. Beginning at 7pm on Friday 13 May and concluding at 5pm on Sunday 15 May, the conference featured talks ranging from revolution to romance, sisterly support and politics, links to the art world, theatre and literature and death, as well as featuring plays and music.

The conference was magnificently chaired by journalist and broadcaster, Olivia O’Leary.  The Conference was presented by the Sligo Field Club. Sunday lunchtime saw a child history project participation.

Thank you to all our speakers.  Thank you to all our visitors. Thank you to Sligo Field Club, in particular Mr Leo Leydon and Ms Phyl Foley.

 

Listen to Olivia’s account of the Conference here