20 – 29 May


Brave & Bold: The Women Who Made Me: Ivana Bacik, Kate Pankhurst, Sinéad Moriarty, Róisín Ingle & Annie Madden

Saturday, 26 May
RDS Concert Hall
€10 / €8 (ADULTS) & €6 (CHILDREN)

Senator Ivana Bacik, Kate Pankhurst, Sinéad Moriarty, Róisín Ingle & Annie Madden

A must for all future trail blazers and world changers! We’ve teamed up with the Irish Girl Guides and CBI to celebrate all our brave and bold girls. Who inspired Sinéad Moriarty to become a writer? Encouraged Kate Pankhurst to be an artist? Showed Senator Ivana Bacik how to fight for justice? Taught Róisín Ingle to be brave and bold? Encouraged Annie Madden to start a business?

Senator Ivana Bacik is the Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at TCD. Kate Pankhurst wrote and illustrated Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World. Róisín Ingle is Deputy Features Editor of The Irish Times and has written three books. Transition Year student Annie Madden and her sister Kate co-founded FenuHealth, a successful horse feed business. Best-selling author Sinéad Moriarty’s novel The Way We Were won the 2015 Irish Book Awards. Introduced by Jillian van Turnhout, former President of the National Youth Council of Ireland and volunteer with the Irish Girl Guides. Chaired by writer and journalist, Sinéad Gleeson.