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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 2pm - 6pm
Late opening on Wednesday until 8pm
Closed at weekends and on bank holidays

Contacts

Carole Jacquet
Head of Libraries and Archives

Marion Mossu
Libraries and Archives Officer

Tel : 00 33 1 58 52 10 83 / 33

Where to find us ?

Beside the Panthéon !
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5, rue des Irlandais - 75005 Paris

RER B : Luxembourg
Metros : M10 Cardinal Lemoine / M7 Place Monge
Buses : 84, 89, 21, 27

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 2pm - 6pm
Late opening on Wednesday until 8pm
Closed at weekends and on bank holidays

Contacts

Carole Jacquet
Head of Libraries and Archives

Marion Mossu
Libraries and Archives Officer

Tel : 00 33 1 58 52 10 83 / 33

Where to find us ?

Beside the Panthéon !
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5, rue des Irlandais - 75005 Paris

RER B : Luxembourg
Metros : M10 Cardinal Lemoine / M7 Place Monge
Buses : 84, 89, 21, 27

Map

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Introduction: Setting the Scene - Ian O'Donnell and Eoin O'Sullivan
Part I. Patients, Paupers and Unmarried Mothers
How to Deal with the Unmarried Mother - 'Sagart', 1922
The Unmarried Mother: Some Legal Aspects of the Problem - Rich[...]
The Condition of Female Laundry Workers in Ireland 1922-1996

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This paper examines the class dimension of the unresolved issue of the unlawful detention of women as unpaid workers in Ireland's Magdalene Laundries between 1922 and 1996 within the context of a Marxist-feminist critique of current postfeminist[...]
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Gender and Electoral Representation in Ireland

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Ghostly Surrogates and Unhomely Memories

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This article argues that Medbh McGuckian's oeuvre is profoundly concerned with matters of female identity in ways that mark it out as feminist. Her historical gaze lays bare the essentialist, gendered rhetoric used within patriarchal culture whi[...]
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Through a study of female mentally ill characters in the drama of Brian Friel, this article explores the links between gender, societal pressures and repression which dominate the attitude towards mental illness in an Irish context. By exploring[...]
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Economic prosperity during the Celtic Tiger stimulated the development of the job market, and drew migrants to Ireland especially form EU countries. Relationships between Irishwomen and female migrants in employment sectors reflected new social [...]