Tag Archives: Mary Quaile Club

Reasons to be cheerful in 2016!

Dear Friends This is my last post of 2015, a year in which I had my first book published; Northern ReSisters Conversations with Radical Women. The women in my book have changed their lives and the history of this country … Continue reading

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Dare to be Free ; the life of Irish Trade Unionist Mary Quaile

The film Sufragette gives a very sanitised and selective view of the lives of working class women in this country. The main character, Maud, is a victim of her husband and her exploitative employer, and when she gets involved with … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Tangerines a fascinating film set in eastern Europe about a war that barely made the international headlines. Between 1992 and 1993 a war took place in Abkhazia in Georgia where separatists wanted to create an independent state. The film … Continue reading

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