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Firsts for Irish Women

Though for centuries it was believed that the proper role for women was in the home there were always those who had the courage to carve out the lives they wanted.
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Though for centuries it was believed that the proper role for women was in the home there were always those who had the courage to carve out the lives they wanted. Here are the stories of six women who broke barriers and became first in their field in Ireland. Catherine Hayes Irelands first female opera singer who was adored the world over. Eleanora Fleury first women in Ireland to qualify as a doctor was also Irelands first female psychiatrist. Lilian Bland built her own biplane and took to the skies becoming Irelands first woman pilot. Eileen Kennedy Irelands first female judge headed a groundbreaking investigation into abuse in reformatory schools. Brenda Fricker was the first Irish woman to win an Oscar and Mary Robinson youngest ever professor of law in Ireland became Irelands first female president. Against the odds they managed to succeed and shine - they led the way.
Though for centuries it was believed that the proper role for women was in the home there were always those who had the courage to carve out the lives they wanted. Here are the stories of six women who broke barriers and became first in their field in Ireland. Catherine Hayes Irelands first female opera singer who was adored the world over. Eleanora Fleury first women in Ireland to qualify as a doctor was also Irelands first female psychiatrist. Lilian Bland built her own biplane and took to the skies becoming Irelands first woman pilot. Eileen Kennedy Irelands first female judge headed a groundbreaking investigation into abuse in reformatory schools. Brenda Fricker was the first Irish woman to win an Oscar and Mary Robinson youngest ever professor of law in Ireland became Irelands first female president. Against the odds they managed to succeed and shine - they led the way.
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