NCCWN Limerick – Representing Women Guest Speaker Series – Ailbhe Smyth
The last event in our Representing Women – Guest Speaker Series is with feminist, LGBTIQ and socialist activist Ailbhe Smyth and takes place Thursday May 27th at 7pm.
This free event will have Irish Sign Language Interpreters.
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Ailbhe Smyth is a feminist, LGBTIQ and socialist activist. She was the founding head of Women’s Studies at UCD where she taught for many years. Most recently, Ailbhe played a leading role in the Marriage Equality referendum, co-founded the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment, and was Co-Director of the Together for Yes national referendum campaign. She is currently Chair of Women’s Aid and is also campaigning with Le Cheile: Diversity not Division against the growing strength of far right extremism in Ireland.
In 2019, Ailbhe was listed as one of Time Magazine’s ‘Most Influential People’. She lives in Dublin, and has one daughter who lives in London and has two children who are the apple of their grandmother’s eye.