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30 March 2014 Edition

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International Women’s Day 2014 – in photos

• Women activists from across the generations with a contingent from ex-prisoners’ group Tar Anall’s ‘Over-50s Women’ take part in the International Women’s Day and Cumann na mBan celebration event in Stormont. The author of ‘Unmanageable Revolutionaries:

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• Flowers for Magdalenes event Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin. (Clockwise from top left) Mary Lou McDonald TD and Magdalene Laundries survivor Martina Keogh; children at a Magdalene Laundries gravestone; and flowers are placed on Magdalene Laundries graves 

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• International Women’s Day is marked in the Memorial Garden at the Roddy McCorley Club, Belfast, with a highly-successful day of events by republican women from the Macha group to mark and celebrate the role of women in the Irish struggle. Former Armagh POW Bridie McMahon recites a speech of Máire Drumm, Vice-President of Sinn Féin, assassinated by loyalist gunmen in a Belfast hospital in 1976

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• An equality protest on International Women's Day outside the Central Bank in Dublin

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•  Sinn Féin’s Dublin EU candidate Lynn Boylan speaks at the ‘My Soap Box’ event at the GPO in Dublin


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