100 years since women got the right to Vote‘The proprietor of the shop said that I would need a man to guarantee payments’

As heard on RTÉ Radio 1

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It’s been 100-years since women were granted the right to vote and on Sunday, Miriam O’Callaghan was joined by writer and journalist Nell McCafferty, academic Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington (granddaughter of leading suffragette Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington), Mary McAuliffe historian and lecturer on gender studies at UCD and feminist historian Margaret Ward. Micheline began the discussion in praise of her grandmother, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington and …

Farewell Tours ‘You can get so much music online for free …the only way they make a living is through live events’

As heard on The Marian Finucane Show

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Elton John and Paul Simon are just two of the legendary artists joining a long list of musicians on their ‘last waltz’ but does a farewell tour really mean farewell? Marian Finucane was joined by conductor and broadcaster David Brophy to discuss. David says that Elton John first started his farewell tour back in 1977 but feels that this one …