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Rocking the System - Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History - cover

Rocking the System - Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History

Siobhán Parkinson

Publisher: Little Island Books

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Twenty illustrated essays on Irish women, historical and contemporary, who have defied cultural norms around femininity and achieved great things. The subjects include Irish women from Queen Medb to Eileen Gray, from Constance Markievicz to Sonia O’Sullivan, covering stateswomen, artists, writers, activists and rebels of all kinds. Written by multi award-winning author and first Laureate na nÓg (Irish Children’s Laureate), Siobhán Parkinson. Perfect for use in schools as well as for leisure reading, this collection celebrates the role of women in Ireland’s changing society.

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