Four years ago, on New 12 months’s Day 1975, the International that is first Women 12 months kicked down, sponsored by the us. Had it simply happened five or 10 years earlier in the day the big event will have been blithely ignored by Ireland’s overwhelmingly male governing class, but we had recently accompanied the EEC and European countries insisted hawaii try and at the least appear vaguely interested.
The lot of Irish ladies 40 years back had been a really sorry one. The common wage that is industrial a guy ended up being ?53 against ?27 for a female. One in four ladies working beyond your true house had been clerk/typists while one out of 25 had been nuns. Continue reading