Thursday, 9 March 2017

Path Breaking Women: What the Newspapers Reveal

The Library's newspapers provide a wealth of information on topics and people at both a national and local level.  In recognition of the University's Path Breaking Women Exhibition we looked at articles that illustrate the lives and interests of a number of the women involved. Some of the fulltext newpapers that we searched were:
  • City Tribune*
  • Connacht Tribune*
  • Connacht Sentinel*
  • Irish Independent* 
  • Irish Press 
  • Irish Times
*access via Irish Newspaper Archives
Here are a selection of articles that we found:


Celia Lynch
The 16 Women Candidates (Feb 26. 1973)
(September 26 1975) Connacht Tribune
"EEC Holds Women's Meeting." (Mar 11, 1976) Irish Times
"Death of Mrs Celia Lynch" (Jun 17, 1989) Irish Times 

Lorna Reynolds
Restoring Eyrecourt's Historic Theatre (Jul 30, 1971) Connacht Tribune
From Typewriter to Hot Stove (Oct 15. 1990) Irish Times
A Life whose Theme was Freedom of Women (Jul 26, 2003) Irish Times

Margaret Heavey
Four New Professors for UCG (July 12, 1958) City Tribune
Freedom of Speech  (March 1, 1958) Connacht Tribune
Appointments and awards made by N.U.I, (July 11, 1958) Irish Times
An appreciation (April 17, 1980) Irish Times

Maureen O'Carroll
(Sept 2 1975) Connacht Tribune
Fianna Fail Lose Seat to Labour (May 20, 1954) Irish Independent
Mrs O'Carroll addresses Cork Labour Meeting (July 24, 1956) Irish Independent
Land Tax would Pay Subsidies' (Feb 24, 1955) Irish Independent

Síle Ni Chinnéide
British TV is Irish Problem (May 30, 1959) Irish Press
They Met with Napper Tandy (April 6, 1963) Irish Independent 
Obituary (July 4, 1980)
Connacht Tribune

For further information about accessing newspapers, see the Library's newspaper page and/or browse the Library's fulltext newspapers

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