Samantha Barry – From UCC to CNN

Discover Epic IrelandIrish Women

Bantry’s Barry heading
up CNN bureaus

View More

Samantha Barry’s ascent through broadcast news has been both incredibly quick and successful, as Patrick Kelleher writes in this extract from part three of our special magazine with the Irish Independent.

A woman ahead of his time

Discover Epic IrelandEducationIrish Women

Margaret Bulkley:
A Woman ahead of his time

View More

The extraordinary Margaret Bulkley lived most of her life as a male surgeon who rose to the top of the British medical establishment, writes Patrick Kelleher

An alternative love story – Christian Cavanagh

Irish WomenMigration

An alternative love story -
Christian Cavanagh

View More

The story of Christian Cavanagh is one of love, deception and (mis)adventure, and like all good love stories it contains plenty of drama, a disappearance, adultery and a female soldier masquerading as a man in order to find her husband.

Annie Moore – First in line for America

EducationIrish WomenMigration

Annie Moore:
First in line for America

View More

The true story of Annie Moore, the first person processed through Ellis Island, 125 years ago today.

Deirdre Gogarty – My Call to the Ring

Irish Women

Deirdre Gogarty's -
Call to the Ring

View More

Deirdre Gogarty’s fight to get to the ring.

Annie Besant – A Social Reformer

Irish Women

Annie Besant -
A Social Reformer

View More

How the daughter of Irish Famine refugees played a part in India’s drive for independence.

Mari Steed – Exposing Ireland’s Darker Past

Irish Women

Mari Steed - Exposing
Ireland’s Darker Past

View More

Mari Steed’s story to trace her Irish roots is unfortunately all too familiar.

Scroll