International Women's Day 2019 with Leland Bardwell, St Bridgid, Susan McKay and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and 90 Women Artists
For International Women’s Day #IWD2019 our current exhibition "St Brigid’s Day | 90 Women Artists" will be on display in the foyer of The Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Kildare Street Dublin 2.
The exhibition was themed around the poem "St Brigid's Day 1989" by the late Leland Bardwell, and was part of the Irish Embassy London’s St Brigid’s Day Celebration of women and creativity
On International Women's Day March 8th at 3pm there will be a special event in Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on Kildare Street
Paula Barry Walsh, Chair of the Gender Balance Steering Group. will host and welcome everyone.
Guest Speakers include:
Author, journalist and broadcaster, Susan McKay has been a reader of Leland Bardwell’s over many years, and has always admired the bohemian wildness of her spirit and its accomplishment in her poetry and novels.
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin,
Ireland Professor of Poetry and member of Aosdana, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin will share ‘The Raging Foam’ a poem that she wrote in memory of her friend and colleague Leland
St Brigid’s Day exhibition will be open to the public from Wednesday 6th March - Friday 8th March,
It will then travel to the Irish Embassy in Berlin for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and continues until May.