Thu 3 Feb, 16:00 GMT
A new volume, Irish Women’s Speeches: Voices that Rocked the System, provides an inspiring account of Irish women whose words continue to shake people out of apathy and enthuse new generations. To honour St Brigid’s Day join us in conversation with women featured in this book.
Monica McWilliams – Emeritus Professor at Ulster University, signatory to the Good Friday Agreement and former Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.
Nora Owen – Chair of Oversight Group on Women, Peace and Security in Dept. of Foreign Affairs and former Minister of Justice.
Saffa Musleh – Executive Coach and TEDX speaker.
With author of bestselling Irish Women’s Speeches and Professor of Irish Studies, Sonja Tiernan.
Chaired by Olivia O’Leary – journalist, writer and current affairs presenter.
Join us for the live stream from the Royal Irish Academy.