International Women’s Day

To mark the International Women’s Day we would like to encourage you to find out more about women who played key and courageous role in 1916 Rising. Through the Letters 1916 we want also to give a recognition for some of the lesser known or unknown women from that time. There are many letters written by women in the Letters of 1916 online archive – click here to read, transcribe and unlock hidden stories in the letters from 1916. 

Selected letters:


The links below will bring you to a few articles, a video and a radio documentary you might find interesting:

To read: 

To watch: 

To listen: 


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