Rosie Hackett

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Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

On a tour of Ireland, one might easily ask: where are the women? There are statues to a few (we counted just five), a smattering of commemorative plaq(...)

Brigid of Kildare: a fearless negotiator who secured women’s property rights, and freed trafficked women

History is filled with stories of great deeds, the exploits of rebels, patriots and politicians, writers and artists, scientists and innovators. They (...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Trade unionist Rosie Hackett was among the women determined to mark the anniversary of the execution of James Connolly.

This week, members of the Irish women’s soccer team continued a tradition of Irish women occupying Liberty Hall to challenge the male establishment. (...)

Think we’ve missed any important quotes? Let us know by submitting your suggestions here and we will publish a selection of the best 1(...)

Significant traffic disruption is expected in Dublin city centre this bank holiday weekend due to Luas Cross City works. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Significant traffic disruption is expected in Dublin city centre this bank holiday weekend as access to the quays via O’Connell Bridge will be closed (...)

 Actor Luke Andrew Feeney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Since the dawn of time – or at least the dawn of the automobile – teenagers have had a reputation for being a lazy, self-centred bunch with more ho(...)

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn and Rosie Hackett’s nephew John Grey were the first cyclists to cross the  Rosie Hackett Bridge today.  . Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The river Liffey’s newest crossing, the €13.5 million Rosie Hackett Bridge, will be open to public transport, bicycles and walkers from 6am tomorrow m(...)

A photomontage  of the Rosie Hackett bridge – Labour has pledged that there will gender equality in the naming of bridges, roads and monuments

Labour councillors will work to ensure that the naming of any new bridges, roads or monuments are shared between male and female historical figures in(...)

Construction work under way on the Rosie Hackett bridge over the River Liffey from Eden Quay to Burgh Quay in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Rosie Hackett Bridge, the 21st bridge to cross the River Liffey in Dublin city, will open on May 20th, Dublin City Council has said. When f(...)

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