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International Women's Day

Reflecting on International Women’s Day, Ireland’s Referendum Day, and the Resilience of Scattery Island Women

Today marks an important day for Ireland, as citizens across the country are called upon to participate in two referendums aimed at shaping the future of our nation. As we step into the polling booths, we carry with us not only the weight of our individual choices but also the collective responsibility to shape the…

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March 8, 2024

Celebrating the Women of Scattery Island on International Women’s Day

And they would look out to sea and wait…… Wait for their men to come home from work, piloting ships along the dangerous waters of the Shannon then returning home to the island in their Currachs  (known as canoes ), or seafaring for months or years at a time with the Royal or Merchant Navy….

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March 7, 2022