Marty’s Big Picture Show = RTE 1 – October, 2023
Marty’s Big Picture Show
This six-episode TV series on RTE 1 focussed on six Irish photographers and their work. Episode 5 featured my photographic collection from the 1980s and 1990s with a commentary from Ailbhe Smyth.
PROTEST! Photography, Activism and Social Change in Ireland – April-May 2022
My photographs were featured in this exhibition which looked at the vital role photography has played in recording and making visible the struggle for equality, diversity and inclusion in Ireland.
FEMINISM, PHOTOGRAPHY AND RESISTANCE: Against the Tide and Us For All Women – Four Corners, March 10, 2020
Zoom discussion with Camila Cavalcante and Rose Comiskey on Reproductive rights in Brazil and Ireland
TATE LONDON CONFERANCE ON WOMEN IN PHOTOGRAPHY, London, 30 November – 2 December 2019
Orla Fitzpatrick, Head Librarian at the National Museum of Ireland gave a paper on my photographs of the women’s movement entitled Turning the Tide: photographs of protest from the archive of Rose Comiskey, 1982 to 1992
REAGAN PROTESTS - DUBLIN 1984
Published by Cafe Royal Books, UK, 2018 Photographs from the exhibition 'No Welcome for the President'
AGAINST THE TIDE
Published by PhotoIreland Foundation - TLP Editions, Dublin, 2018. Photographs from the exhibition 'Against The Tide'
NORTHERN/IRISH FEMINIST JUDGEMENTS
published by BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
'The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgements Project inaugurates a fresh dialogue on gender, legal judgment, judicial power and national identity in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Through a process of judicial re-imagining, the project takes account of the peculiarly Northern/Irish concerns in shaping gender through judicial practice.'
BLOOD FRUIT - 2014
is a documentary about the strike by young women workers in Dunnes Stores in the mid-1980s in support of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. My photographs were used in the documentary.
NO WELCOME FOR THE PRESIDENT
- PhotoIreland Festival 2014
No welcome for the President
Photographic exhibition - protests against the 1984 visit of President Reagan to Ireland. It was part of the 2014 PhotoIreland Festival. Details can be seen here:
AGAINST THE TIDE
- PhotoIreland Festival 2013
Against the Tide
Photographic exhibition - 1980s women's struggle for reproductive rights. It was part of the 2013 PhotoIreland Festival. Details can be seen here:
My photographs were used in the 2010 theatrical production, Strike!,
at the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College, Dublin. Strike!
is a dramatisation of the industrial action by young women workers in Dunnes Stores on Henry Street in the mid-1980s in support of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.