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New project aims to collect stories of Leitrim women from 1800's onwards

Jun 18, 2022 11:06 By Shannonside News
New project aims to collect stories of Leitrim women from 1800's onwards New project aims to collect stories of Leitrim women from 1800's onwards
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The project will be turned into a travelling museum exhibition.

A new project is being established in Leitrim aimed at collecting the stories of women in the county over the past couple of hundred years.

The 'Leitrim Women through Time' initiative wants to explore and share knowledge and memories of the everyday lives of women from the early 1800's onwards.

The information the project gathers will then be turned into a travelling museum exhibition which will tour the county.

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A series of special workshops are beginning in Mohill next Wednesday evening to tell people more about the scheme and how they can contribute to it.

Donna Gilligan from Sceal Heritage Consultancy says ordinary women have had to take on serious challenges in the last centuries, and their stories deserve to be remembered:

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