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NORTHERN/IRISH FEMINIST JUDGEMENTS
published by BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING

http://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/northern-irish-feminist-judgments-9781509908936/

'The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments 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.'

One of my photographs used on the front cover.

BLOOD FRUIT - 2014

Blood Fruit 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. Some of my photographs were used in the documentary.

NO WELCOME FOR THE PRESIDENT - PhotoIreland Festival 2013

No welcome for the President was the title of my exhibition of photographs of the protests agains the 1984 visit of President Ronald Reagan to Ireland. It was part of the Canon Open program of the 2014 PhotoIreland Festival. Details can be seen here:

http://2014.photoireland.org/program/rose-comiskey/
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/not-everyone-welcomed-reagan-visit-30-years-ago-30431177.html


AGAINST THE TIDE - PhotoIreland Festival 2013

Against the Tide was the title of my exhibition of photographs from the 1980s women's struggle for reproductive rights. It was part of the Canon Open program of the 2013 PhotoIreland Festival. Details can be seen here:

http://2013.photoireland.org/program/rose-comiskey-against-the-tide/
http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/visual-art/pictures-tell-story-of-women-s-struggle-1.1474743

STRIKE!

My photographs from the 1980s were used in the 2010 theatrical production, Strike!, at the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College, Dublin. Strike! is a dramatisation of the industrial strike by young women workers in Dunnes Stores on Henry Street in the mid-1980s in support of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.



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