Feminist Theory Website

Feminism in Ireland


Individual Feminists:

Mary Condren

Internet Sites:

NIWC (Northern Ireland Women's Coalition), Belfast, here.

You can contact Northern Ireland Women's Aid through Angela Courtney here.

You can contact Irish Women's Aid through Niamh Wilson here.


      Bitel, Lisa M. Land of Women: Tales of Sex and Gender from Early Ireland. Cornell University Press, 1998.

      Bradley, Anthony and Maryann Gialanella Valiulis, ed. Gender and Sexuality in Modern Ireland. Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1997.

      Brivic, Sheldon. Joyce's Waking Women: A Feminist Introduction to Finnegan's Wake. Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1995.

      Condren, Mary. The Serpent and the Goddess: Women, Religion and Power in Celtic Ireland. 1989.

      Coulter, Carol. The Hidden Tradition: Feminism, Women and Nationalism in Ireland. International Specialized Book Service, 1995.

      Galligan, Yvonne. Women and Politics in Contemporary Ireland: From the Margins to the Mainstream. Pinter Pub. Ltd., 1998.

      Galligan, Yvonne, Eilis Ward, and Rick Wilford, ed. Contesting Politics: Women in Ireland: North and South. Westview Press, 1998.

      Kelleher, Margaret and James H. Murphy, ed. Gender Perspectives in Nineteeth-Century Ireland: Public and Private Spheres. Irish Academic Press, 1997.

      Luddy, Maria, ed. Irish Women's Writing, 1839-1888. NY: Routledge, 1998.

      Mahoney, Rosemary. Whoredom in Kimmage: The Private Lives of Irish Women. Anchor, 1998.

      Murphy, Cliona. The Women's Suffrage Movement and Irish Society in the Early Twentieth Century, 1900-1914. 1989.

      Sales, Rosemary. Women Divided: Gender, Religion, and Politics in Northern Ireland. Routledge, 1997.

      Smyth, Ailbhe, ed. Irish Women's Studies Reader. 1993.

      Viney, Ethna. Dancing to Different Tunes. Dufour Editions.

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