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Profiling Wicklow Women Averil Deverell & Kate Tyrrell 1921

Added: 08 Feb 2022 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Secondary Source

Poster depicting images and biographical notes on two pioneering Wicklow women from 100 years ago. Averil Deverell became one of the first two female barristers in the UK and Ireland when called to the Bar in 1921 while Kate Tyrrell was the first Irish female sea captain.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: Fantastic poster and information for students interested in learning more about women in history, especially lesser known personalities. Use in conjunction with the Dictionary of Irish Biography.

Meta information

  • Asset type: Document
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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