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Feminist Society event to highlight gender based violence

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A Day Of Silence will take place in Galway on Wednesday November 28, to coincide with the international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign.

Christabel Pankhurst in Galway

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Our image this week is of a newspaper advertisement for an extraordinary meeting that took place in the Town Hall 100 years ago today.

Grace Petrie - 'I'm a socialist, feminist, lesbian, protest singer'

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“I'M A protest singer. Actually I’m a socialist, feminist, lesbian, left wing protest singer." With these words, Grace Petrie brought the house down at her performance at the 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival.

When the Suffragettes demanded the vote at the Town Hall

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CHRISTABEL PANKHURST, daughter of women's suffrage movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst and the radical socialist Richard Pankhurst, came to Galway in 1911 and spoke at the city's Town Hall at a meeting to demand that women have the right to vote.

A week when we learned so much about ourselves

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It is at times like the past few days that I bemoan the decision to remove history as a core subject in the secondary Junior Cert cycle. A true understanding of what has happened in this country over the past 10 days, over the past six months, over the past three years in particular, is potentially lost on those who do not have a grasp of the backstory of this country. And how the lashin' of the rain and the lashing of the school leather shaped us into the people we became.

‘It’s always a necessary time to be a feminist’

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THE F-WORD, the city’s annual Feminist Festival returns from August 6 to 12, with an array of events ranging from music gigs, storytelling, workshops, political discussion, the visual arts, a march, a swim, and even bicycle repair!

Ireland should reject radical abortion regime

 

Talks and exhibition to mark one hundred years of women's suffrage in Ireland

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This year marks 100 years since women were first allowed to cast a vote at the ballot box in Ireland, after a long campaign by women including Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington.

Galway Feminist Festival - a space, a platform, a 'call to action'

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THE SECOND Galway Feminist Festival is coming. It's not going to be small. It’s not going to be niche. This year it’s bigger, broader, and it’s going overground. “We wanted to create a festival and a space in which to have conversations about feminism,” says Jacinta. “And to have then unapologetically!” adds Mariel.

SAD13 - a night of Feminist indie-rock

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"IT'S VERY strange that most of the music we funnel into little girls’ ears - even music written by former little girls - is about how women are petty, pretty garbage, whose only valuable function is to hold perfectly still in men’s boudoirs and wait for intercourse."

 

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