Monday September 28, 2020

Herstory: rewriting history from a female perspective

The Herstory project brings forgotten Irish women’s stories to life, and with a TV series, podcast and schools programme launched this week, they won‘t be forgotten again in a hurry

2nd February, 2020
Mary Heath after landing at Croydon airfield and becoming the first woman to fly from Cape Town to Europe in 1928. Picture: Getty

You may have walked past Dublin’s GPO or National Library and noticed a woman’s face projected on to the buildings. Maybe you heard of a gathering or event to celebrate women lost to time. With a TV show, animation series, schools programme and 18-episode podcast launching tomorrow (Monday, February 3), you’re likely to hear a lot more about Herstory – a project working to make forgotten Irish women more familiar – in the coming months....

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