Congress Women's Seminar and Trade Union events to mark International Women's Day
7 March 2013 - 10 March 2013, 06:00pm - 02:00pm
Congress is pleased to announce a series of trade union events to mark International Women's Day on 8 March.
Booking through your trade union.
SIPTU Equality is also hosting "One Struggle: Women Workers 1913-2013" a day-long free event in Liberty Hall on Saturday 9 March, 2013. The day will feature a hedge school, conference papers, speeches, film, the announcement of a major new art project, an opportunity to observe democratic art in the making and the launch of a new book.
The day before, on International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March, 2013 there will be a Ceremony to Launch the Irish Women Workers Union Commemorative Plaque on Liberty Hall. The ceremony will take place in Beresford Place at 5pm. Everyone is welcome.
Straight after the plaque launch, we will host an International Women’s Day 2013 Celebration. The evening of food, drink, ceol agus craic will feature a pop-up Lockout Commemorative Soup Kitchen in the basement of Liberty Hall. 100 years after Countess Markievicz fed the 1913 Lockout strikers and their families in the same spot, we want to welcome friends to come and join us as we eat, drink, chat, sing and celebrate our proud tradition. Tickets are €5 and are available on the door. All proceeds to the IWWU Commemorative Committee.
On the Seventh Day She Rested will take place on Sunday 10th March, 2013 and is a tour of the graves of prominent women activists who are buried in Glasnevin Cemetry.
More details on all these events here;