Mayo Rape Crisis Centre women's day event

Mayo RCC in collabaration with Soroptomists International Castlebar are holding a celebration of International Women's Day on Sunday, March 13 in the MacHalla Hall in Lough Lannagh Holiday Village at 12.30pm.

There will be a meet and greet the nominees for Mayo's Inspirational Woman 2015: Fiona Neary, Elaine Griffin and Carmel Bourke and Mayo's current holder of the title of Inspirational Woman of the Year: Margaret Leahy.

Come and find out how these individual women inspired and be inspired. All genders, orientations, beliefs and nationalities are welcome. The nominees for this year's award are Fiona Neary who has been nominated for her fearless representation and advocacy on behalf of victims of sexual violence for many years and her early and personal work on behalf of the LGBT community. Elaine Griffin for her one woman education drive around the profound and long term affects of Lyme Disease which Elaine contracted at she believes around three years old but which was undiagnosed until she was an adult. Carmel Bourke for her long term support and belief in the cause of womens' rights. Her personal and passionate support of many women who found themselves victims of violence.

 

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