Betty Sinclair and Kay Fallon (Geraghty)
Kay Fallon (Geraghty) of the Workers' Union of ireland proposd the establishment of the first National Commtitee for trade union women at the 1959 founding conference of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
Betty Sinclair, who was secretary of teh Belfast and District Trades Union Council, 1947-75, seconded her motion. The Women's Advisory Committee was renamed the Women's Committee in 1983. Betty Sinclair died in 1981 and Kay Fallon in 2001.