Why International Women's Day matters

Updated / Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 00:32

Guest Editor Siún Ní Dhuinn introduces our International Women's Day celebrations.

A chairde,

Do we really need International Women's Day? Well, it depends who and where you are, doesn't it? 

If you're a woman working the Arts sector, in Ireland or further afield it certainly feels like we have a way to go before the aisling of equality is realised. The slog doesn't take a break on International Women's Day, but we can use it as a tool to mark how far we have come and to acknowledge those who have worked so hard to get us there. Ba mhaith liom aird speisialta a tharraingt ar FairPlé, grúpa atá ag tabhairt aghaidhe ar an mhíchothromaíocht i saol an cheoil traidisiúnta. Éisteoimís leo.

Le dea-mhéin,