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Celebrating a Century : 21 July 2020

The Law Society of Ireland and the first 100 women solicitors

The Law Society of Ireland and the first 100 women solicitors

As part of the Celebrating a Century series, the Library at the Law Society of Ireland has looked back through the institutional archives to identify the first 100 women solicitors to qualify and the results can be seen online and in print.

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Celebrating a Century : 05 December 2019

King’s Inns Leads Commemoration of First Equality Legislation

King’s Inns Leads Commemoration of First Equality Legislation

Commemorating the past and embracing the future, King’s Inns hosted a Celebratory Dinner on Saturday 30 November 2019 to launch a ‘Celebrating a Century’ event series marking 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 was enacted on 23 December 1919.

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Celebrating a Century : 27 November 2019

Winner of the IWLA Blog Competition Announced

Winner of the IWLA Blog Competition Announced

Part of the Celebrating a Century commemorations, Alison Coyne, a PhD student at UCD was picked as the winner of the Irish Women Lawyers Association 2019 blog contest.

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Celebrating a Century : 10 October 2019

IWLA Blog Competition to Celebrate the First 100 Years of Women in Law

IWLA Blog Competition to Celebrate the First 100 Years of Women in Law

The theme for the inaugural IWLA Blog Competition is inspired by our celebrations commemorating 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 which allowed women to become lawyers for the first time.

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Celebrating a Century : 10 October 2019

“Entering the Four Courts” Hanna Fine Art Limited Edition Print

“Entering the Four Courts” Hanna Fine Art Limited Edition Print

The Irish Women Lawyers Association in partnership with legal publishers Hanna Fine Art is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of a fine art print of Irish artist Stephen McClean’s original oil on canvas – “Entering the Four Courts”– as part of our “Celebrating a Century” commemorations.

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Celebrating a Century : 25 September 2019

Celebrating a Century of Equal Opportunities – Keynote Speech and Celebratory Dinner

Celebrating a Century of Equal Opportunities – Keynote Speech and Celebratory Dinner

Commemorating the past, embracing the future, an event series marking 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 was enacted on 23 December 1919.

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