Mary Manning

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Louise O’Keeffe who was abused by schoolteacher in the 1970s has spent 15 years trying to get justice for herself and other victims of school abuse. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

Cork woman, Louise O’Keeffe is to be honoured for her work campaigning for justice for victims of child sexual abuse in Irish schools when she receive(...)

Mary Swanzy got to know the work of Picasso from viewing his paintings at soirees organised by Gertrude Stein in Paris.

“To be an artist… you have to be very severe with your amount of energy… To have an overriding hobby, that’s the secret. Mine was an overriding hobby,(...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

A former Dunnes Stores worker and her colleagues who went on strike for more than two years to highlight the injustice of the apartheid regime in Sout(...)

In Henry Street picketers were joined by former Dunnes strikers Mary Manning, Liz Deasy and Sandra Griffin, who in 1984 refused to handle South African fruit in protest at the apartheid regime. Photograph: The Irish Times

Dunnes Stores is coming under pressure from across the political spectrum to make moves to resolve what trade unions have described as the biggest pri(...)

President Ronald Reagan and Ms Nancy Reagan during their visit to Ireland. President Reagan is drinking a pint of Guinness in the Ronald Reagan pub in Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

It was a time when a Labour party in coalition with Fine Gael took a kicking in European elections, two cases involving the deaths of babies shook the(...)

Brendan Archbold regarded the Dunnes Stores strike against apartheid as “the finest example of trade union solidarity ever”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Brendan Archbold, a trade union activist and campaigner for social and human rights who has died aged 67, will probably be best remembered for his rol(...)

The former  Dunnes Stores strikers with members of Nimrod Sejake’s family. Photograph: Bill Corcoran

For the former Dunnes Stores strikers, yesterday’s emotional meeting with the family members of Nimrod Sejake was the most personal and fulfilling par(...)

Mary Manning, Liz Deasy and Karen Gearon at Dublin Airport on Sunday pripor to their departure for South Africa, where they took part in a press conference on Wednesday given by the Cosatu trade union federation. Photograph: Eric Luke

South African union federation Cosatu has hailed the Dunnes Stores strikers as an exceptional example of international solidarity among workers, which(...)

Mary Manning, Liz Deasy and Karen Gearon, three of the Dunnes Stores workers who went on strike 29 years ago.  “There has been a start, middle and this is the end,” said Ms Gearon at Nelson Mandela’s funeral in Soweto yesterday.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Dunnes Stores workers who went on strike in protest against the apartheid regime believe yesterday’s memorial service for the late Nelson Mande(...)

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