Mary Daly

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The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby homes will look at the entry and exit arrangements for single women into and out of the homes and for the children on leaving the institutions.

A commission of investigation into mother and baby homes will have the power to compel drug companies which conducted vaccine trials on children resid(...)

It was a good year for DIT. Above, students at DIT’s Grangegorman campus. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

  2014 WAS A GOOD YEAR FOR . . .   Dublin Institute of Technology The €38 million first phase of DIT’s Grangegorman campu(...)

Agricultural roots: women were not even counted as part of the farming workforce in many censuses,  UCD’s Prof Mary Daly told a conference on Women and Agriculture.

Most women are still entering farming by “marrying land” because farmers prefer to leave land to their sons, the Women and Agriculture conference has(...)

Prince Andrew attended a commemoration in 2003 in Kinsale in Co Cork to mark the 400th anniversary of the Battle of Kinsale. Photograph: Jonathan Buckmaster/Getty Images

The decision to invite members of the British royal family to centenary commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising would only be appropriate in the c(...)

Philip Hynes, pictured with pupils from  Scoil Cholmcille in Termon, Co Donegal, is reunited with his granduncle’s first World War  service medal.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

The family of a Tipperary man who fought and died in the first World War have been reunited with his service medal a century after his death – all th(...)

Dr Maurice Manning, chairman of the advisory group on centenary celebrations: “We don’t see ourselves as being part of any agenda other than history.” Photograph: Alan Betson.

The expert advisory group on Irish centenary celebrations has said the holding of a public meeting in Dublin (...)

Prof Pat O’Connor:  “As they saw it, women lacked career ambition,  they were poor at marketing themselves, they lacked political skills and had lifestyles that were unhelpful.” Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

University managers believe women themselves are primarily responsible for the gender imb(...)

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