How did a Scottish maths teacher end up joining a rebellion in Dublin?
The tale of Margaret Skinnider is told in the newest episode of The Irish Passport podcast. It asks how women went from being a central force in winning Irish independence, to being marginalised from power for close to a century.
WE'RE BACK! Check out the first episode of a brand new Season 3 of the Irish Passport Podcast, where we look into the fascinating story of Women in Irish politics, from 1916 to the present day. Listen now, here: https://t.co/UtqWCdWzf2
— The Irish Passport Podcast (@PassportIrish) March 28, 2019
The episode features interviews with historian Mary McAuliffe, broadcaster Martina Fitzgerald, politician Hazel Chu and others to explore whether 2019 will be a turning point for women in politics.
Irish journalist and host of The Irish Passport podcast on Irish culture, history and politics.