Celebrating 20 years in Waterford on International Women's Day 2015

 The Women's Centre is 20 years old

We are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year. As part of the birthday celebrations and ifor Women's Day, the Centre has a weeklong programme of events planned.  

  'Historical & Pioneering Women' Tuesday 10th        March 7-9 pm  by Ann Fitzgerald & Eleanor Murphy

St. Patrick's Gateway Centre Patrick Street

 This two-part programme promises to be interesting and informative and will bring attention to pioneering women from Waterford city and county.  Eleanor Murphy will present the forgotten role Waterford Women played in the first World  War.  Ann Fitzgerald will present the life of Rosamond Jacob and her work as part of the suffragette movement.  

 

'Pioneering Waterford Women' Wednesday 11th March 6 pm

Photo & Narrative Exhibition launch by historian Andrew Kelly

Waterford Council Library, History Room, Lady Lane, Waterford City

 

 This exhibition is the product of collaboration between Ann Fitzgerald, Chairwoman of the Waterford Women's Centre and Andrew Kelly, Kilmacthomas. It  highlights women from all backgrounds who have had a significant impact on Waterford society and who deserve recognition for their work and achievements.

 

Women's Walking Tour Thursday 12th March 10-11am

Commemorating Waterford Women starting from the Women's Centre 74 Manor Street

This walk aims to give recognition to some of the historical and influential women of the city who have helped pave the way for women's equality. It is an attempt to acknowledge, remember and credit the work of women, often written out or forgotten in history. The event will be followed by refreshment in the Women's Centre 'Women's Day Cafe' open until 2pm

 All events are free & light refreshment will be served