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There is no shortage of evidence that the coronavirus had begun spreading undetected all over the world by autumn 2019. Why then did it suddenly start causing large waves of deaths in spring 2020?
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Douglas Street Community Celebrates International Women's Day... In Style!

category cork | gender and sexuality | feature author Thursday March 11, 2010 12:23author by FSB! Report this post to the editors

A community rouses itself to honour women and their struggles for a better world

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Celebrating in Style!

A 'miracle' of grassroots community organising happened yesterday – the community of Douglas Street, Cork came together and hosted an incredible diverse and immensely satisfying celebration of International Women's Day!

This was a remarkable day of events dedicated to the celebration and recognition of the achievements of women and to the celebration of the contribution of women down the centuries to the struggles for human rights, workplace rights, social justice and democracy worldwide. A programme of over forty events organised on a shoestring (a shoestring gladly supplied jointly by the Independent Workers' Union and the Cork branch of the Workers' Solidarity Movement) went ahead with almost no hitches, with a truly diverse range of talks, workshops, activities, performances and more that brought hundreds to Douglas St. From ten in the morning to very late at night.

Many thanks are due to the group of women (and a few men) who put in a magnificent organising effort, especially Deirdre who must have visited every house in the neighbourhood while putting the programme together for this magical day of celebration.

One could write for hours describing the variety of activities on the day, so perhaps it is simpler and better to illustrate the day's events with photographs from the nearly-a-dozen venues involved. Hope you enjoy them.

DIY Religion workshop
DIY Religion workshop

Parenting workshop, lunchtime at Fionnbarra's
Parenting workshop, lunchtime at Fionnbarra's

DIY lotion making workshop, afternoon
DIY lotion making workshop, afternoon

Spark Deeley signing her book after her workshop, afternoon
Spark Deeley signing her book after her workshop, afternoon

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   More photos from International Women's Day celebration     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 13:47 
   More photos from International Women's Day celebration - more!     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 13:55 
   More photos from International Women's Day celebration - more! (2)     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:04 
   More photos from International Women's Day celebration - more! (3)     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:13 
   Art Trail on Douglas St., International Women's Day 2010     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:21 
   Art Trail on Douglas St., International Women's Day 2010 - 2     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:23 
   Art Trail on Douglas St., International Women's Day 2010 - 3     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:27 
   Art Trail on Douglas St., International Women's Day 2010 - 4 - Street Chalk Art     FSB!    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:30 
   A great day for women     M O'C    Tue Mar 09, 2010 14:50 
 10   re the above post     M O'C    Tue Mar 09, 2010 16:13 
 11   Well done     Black Guard    Tue Mar 09, 2010 17:24 
 12   thanks to one and all!     anarkitty    Tue Mar 09, 2010 21:14 
 13   More photos!     Hilary    Tue Mar 09, 2010 22:51 
 14   Street sense     cropbeye    Tue Mar 16, 2010 20:21 
 15   Such a informative article....     Caroline Brown    Mon Mar 29, 2010 08:20 
 16   Such a informative article....     Caroline Brown    Mon Mar 29, 2010 08:20 
 17   great work     mary    Thu Apr 29, 2010 23:47 


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