From every county in Ireland, meet women who made a real difference to the world we live in today. From creative craftswomen to singing sensations, poets to sporting champions, patriots, scientists and more, the stories of amazing women from our history are too often neglected and forgotten.
From every county in Ireland Bold, Brilliant & Bad draws together the stories of over 120 amazing Irish women. Marian Broderick is back to explore the histories of remarkable Irish Women in history. From creative craftswomen to singing sensations, poets to sporting champions. From Lilian Bland to Maeve Binchy and from Anne O'Brien to Professor Sheila Tinney, these women paved the way for the future and made massive changes in their various fields.
Meet the women from history who went against the grain and challenged the expectations of the world. There were and are a force to be reckoned with.
a host of other neglected histories are retold her with gusto and admiration
astonishing, true-life stories … eye-opening anthology of audacious dames! Highly recommended, especially for public library World History and Women's History collections
The badasses may be in a minority in Marian Broderick’s delicious directory of 36 fascinating Irish women, Bold, Brilliant and Bad – and the oldest profession the only outlet for much entrepreneurialism – but their stories tower
I hope there’s enough material for a third book and that you can find more unheralded Irish women that deserve to have their stories told!
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