100 Women of Limerick by Sharon Slater was launched in Ormston House, Patrick Street, Limerick on International Women’s Day 8 March 2022, by climate activist, Saoirse Exton, and former Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan.
This hardback book, dedicates two pages to a woman, who was born in or spent a signifiant period of their life in Limerick and impacted society. It includes stories of women from the city and county in art, acting, music, writing, education, science, politics, Irish nationalism, suffrage, war, religion, the Shamrock League, business, philanthropy, sport, tragedies and crime.
With 827 references, this new anthology aims to recover, remember and celebrate women’s histories, and to encourage further and deeper research on their outstanding achievements and social impacts.
The limited first edition hardback of 100 Women of Limerick will be available to buy at Ormston House directly and through local bookshops such as O’Mahony’s bookshop
A portion of the sale of this publication will be donated to Adapt Services, in that was these 100 women of Limerick’s past are still giving to the women of Limerick today.