Irish Culture & Heritage Blog
Ogham Series - Fios - Knowledge / WisdomFios is the Irish word for knowledge, but unlike eolas (information) this words speak more to visionary wisdom, carnal knowledge and in some circles a Second Sight.
This Witch Doesnt Burn! - Buy this T-Shirt and support Transgender and gender-variant children.
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Mermaids supports gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care.
The Women of Ireland, Rocked the System.The story of Mary Robinson is one that has always had justice, fairness, and equality at its core, and maybe it was this more than anything that saw her become the first woman president of Ireland in 1990.
Countess Markievicz: "Short skirts and strong boots..." - October, 1915The formation of the Republic of Ireland as an independent country is a long story.
One aspect of the Irish struggle for independence that rarely received enough mention in the history books is the role Irish women played in this struggle, and not just within the home but also in demonstrations, activism, unionization and, when all other avenues failed, radical militant action. The Easter Rising was carried forward on the brave actions of not just Ireland's men, but its women also.
“It took four hundred policemen to take four women” - Rosie Hackett
It was Rosie Hackett herself who bragged that "it took four hundred policemen to take four women."
The Republic of Ireland owes a lot to its women heroes for their deeds, their passion and their resilience.