From the RTÉ Archives: Nollaig na mBan is Women's Christmas - join RTÉ Radio 1 for a celebration of women in Ireland through readings and music, recorded live at the Abbey Theatre back in 2020. Listen to the event in full above...

Hosted by writer and broadcaster Sinéad Gleeson, this very special event brings together a stellar group of women in Ireland for short readings and performances from Irish women’s literature, plays, poetry, letters, and music.

The formidable line-up includes Mary McAleese, Marina Carr, Tara Flynn, Eleanor McEvoy, Lisa O’Neill, Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi, Sarah Breen, Emer McLysaght, Amy Conroy, Joanne O’Riordan, Aoife Martin, Landless, Elaine Feeney, Alison Spittle, and Derbhle Crotty.

Producer: Zoë Comyns for RTÉ Radio 1