Other Events

Here you will find information on other local and national events we think may be of interest to our members. If there is an event you would like us to advertised, get in touch.

 

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Strike 4 Repeal Limerick – Pro-Choice Protest – Wednesday, March 8th at 2pm on Bedford Row.

The Strike 4 Repeal Limerick event has been organised by a collaboration of Pro-Choice individuals and groups across Limerick and neighbouring Clare. This event is in solidarity with the larger Strike 4 Repeal movement who are calling for a nationwide strike on Wednesday, March 8th, International Women’s Day, to send a message to Government that we will no longer wait quietly for our rights to full bodily autonomy.
Please come along to Bedford Row in Limerick city at 2pm on March 8th to show your support. We are also asking people to wear black and use social media to share messages #WeWontWait #Strike4Repeal.

This event will be child friendly (one confirmed speaker will be bringing her children) with food and entertainment. Confirmed so far:

AIMS Ireland
Clare Abortion Rights Campaign
Limerick Feminist Network
Limerick Pro-Choice
ROSA
Nikola Kaluzynska

A number of volunteer positions and equipment are still needed for this event, if you would like to get involved please contact the Limerick Feminist Network! 

To add yourself to the facebook event click here.

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Credit: Anna Lilley and Eilis Murphy

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University of Limerick – UL One Campus, One Book – Wednesday, March 1st, Kemmy Business school room KBG12 at 4.15pm

Author Louise O’Neill will visit the UL campus next Wednesday, the 1st of March 2017, to discuss her second book Asking for It.
Louise will read a short passage from ‘Asking for It’, discuss the book with Associate Vice President Academic Prof Sarah Moore and engage in a Q&A session with the audience.

This event will take place in the Kemmy Business school room KBG12 at 4.15pm. If you can are planning to attend, please RSVP to writingcentre@ul.ie.

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Credit@ University of Limerick

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Department of Media & Communications, Mary I – New Horizons: Women in the Irish Film and Television Industries Colloquium – Friday March 3rd 2017 Admission €10 – €25

This day-long event will monitor what’s been happening for women in the Irish film and television industry over the last year. And what needs to happen in 2017 to bring about the change needed for an equal industry.

For more info go to: womeninirishfilm.wordpress.com

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Credit: Mary I Department of Media and Communication

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Justice for Magdalenes – Sixth annual Flowers for Magdalenes – Sunday, March 5th – Country wide.

Full details can be found here.

Limerick
Where: Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery (Old Cemetery)
Date: Sunday, 5th March
Time: 3pm
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/769994286496390/ 

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Woman, Crafts, and Social Action – Craftivism for International Women’s Day – Nenagh Arts Centre, Sunday, March 5th, 2.30-4pm.

If you’re free on Sunday why not come out to Nenagh for a free, family-friendly event on craftivism for International Women’s Day? Crafters & artists are still welcome to get involved –  show off your work & explain how it ties in to some form of community or social action, you can teach others new skills, or simply meet up with others active in the Midwest area. Nenagh Arts Centre, Sun 5 March, 2.30-4pm. Hope to see you there!

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Credit: Women, Crafts, and Social Action

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ROSA – Bus 4 Repeal – Tuesday, March 7th, 12:30 pm, Bedford Row, Thomas Street, Limerick.

From the 6-8th of March, ROSA will be making a journey across Ireland, campaigning for the repeal of the 8th amendment and providing access to safe abortion services in conjunction with Women on Web, an organisation ran by doctors which assists women with delivery of abortion pills in countries where abortion is illegal.

Join them in Limerick on the 7th of March at 12.30pm on Bedford Row to greet the bus and show your support!

More information can be found here.

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Limerick Women’s Network and The Elephant Collective – International Women’s Day Exhibition – Wednesday, March 8th, 10am – 1pm, Ormston House, Patrick Street

As part of their International Women’s Day Celebration, LWN invites you to come see this beautiful exhibition commemorating the lives of women who have died in our maternity services. Refreshments provided.

 

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The Limerick Lady – She Means Business – Wednesday, March 8th, 6pm – 11pm, Chez le Fab, Arthurs Quay Park, Limerick. Free admission.

“She Means Business” is a panel discussion in celebration of International Women’s Day 2017.

She Means Business brings together some of Limerick’s luminaries from a broad array of industries, from music to software design, to talk about the bold steps they took in their professional lives that brought them to where they are today.

The panel discussion will be followed up with questions from the audience, with the night closing on a sensational cabaret showcase.

For further information click here.

 

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Conference Mary Immaculate College and Sibéal Feminist & Gender studies network – Mum’s The Word: Voicing the Female Experience in Popular Culture – Thursday, March 9th, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 9am – 5:30pm

For more info go to: https://genderedwords.wordpress.com/  

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Credit: genderedwords.wordpress.com

 

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Movie Screening – Embrace – Sunday, March 12th, 6pm, Odeon Cinema, Limerick

Embrace uncovers why poor body image has become a global epidemic and what people everywhere can do to have a brighter future.

To book your tickets go to: https://tickets.demand.film/event/1459 65 tickets need to be sold for the screening to go ahead!

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Credit: Embrace/Avia Gurman/Odeon Limerick