'OUR WICKLOW WOMEN' AT GREYSTONES LIBRARY

LAUNCH OF EXHIBITION, 7PM, THURSDAY 1 AUGUST

By Rosemary Raughter

 

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society will host a celebration of the 'Our Wicklow Women' exhibition at Greystones Library at 7pm on Thursday 1 August.

The event will include a talk by researcher Liz Goldthorpe on Averil Deverell, the first woman to practice at the Bar in Ireland, lifelong Greystones resident and one of the women included in the exhibition. This will be followed by a wine reception.

IMPORTANT: Admission to this event is free but space is limited, so please register in advance by contacting Rosemary Raughter at rraughter@eircom.net / tel 087 272 9874 OR Greystones Library at greylib@wicklowcoco.ie / tel 01 287 3548.

The exhibition, which was curated by Deirdre Burns, Heritage Officer, and Catherine Wright, Archivist, Wicklow County Council, will be showing at Greystones Library throughout August. More information on the exhibition at https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/our-wicklow-women and on the Our Wicklow Women project at http://www.countywicklowheritage.org/category/our_wicklow_women-2

Photo:Averil Deverell, first woman to practice at the Bar in Ireland

Averil Deverell, first woman to practice at the Bar in Ireland

Photo:Lizzie Le Blond (nee Hawkins-Whitshed), alpinist, photographer, author

Lizzie Le Blond (nee Hawkins-Whitshed), alpinist, photographer, author

Photo:Mairin (Cregan) Ryan, republican activist and author

Mairin (Cregan) Ryan, republican activist and author

Photo:Jennie Wyse Power, nationalist, suffragist and Senator

Jennie Wyse Power, nationalist, suffragist and Senator

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