‘A Century of Progress? Irish women reflect’ edited by Allan Hayes and Marie Meagher and published by Arlen House has been published. It is a project of the Countess Markievicz school.
It includes articles by Dr Pauline Conroy and Dr Mary P Murphy (Sociology) who spoke at the seminar '1916-2016 Women in Ireland, Then and Now through the lens of Countess Markievicz' held on April 21st 2016, in Renehan Hall, Maynooth University, which was supported by the MU Commemoration Committee 2016 Centenary Fund Award.
With a Foreword by Catherine McGuinness, the book contains contributions from:
Ivana Bacik, Mariaam Bhatti, Pauline Conroy, Clare Daly, Rita Fagan, Dolores Gibbons and Lucy Keaveney, Laura Harmon, Goretti Horgan, Pamela Kpaduwa, Margaret Martin, Justine McCarthy, Una Mullally, Mary Murphy, Niamh Murray, National Traveller Women’s Forum, Marie O’Connor, Clare O’Hagan, Maeve O’Rourke and James Smith, Jane O’Sullivan, Cathleen O’Neill, Ruth Riddick, Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, Sonja Tiernan, Margaret Ward, Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan.
For more on the Markievicz Summer School see http://www.countessmarkieviczschool.ie/
The book was officially launched by Sabina Higgins in Liberty Hall on the 27th of Oct., 2016.