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Christy Fitzgerald of Dingle, from the April issue of National Geographic magazine, Ireland, photograph by Linda Bartlett.

Gypsy:  Irish Tinkers (#Gypsies).

Irish Tinker Traveller woman cooking in front of her traditional bow caravan in Southern Ireland One of the unengaged, unreached people groups of the world.

1865  Ireland

Irish family receiving a letter from their son in Australia, ca Photo by Frank M.

[Three women with baskets gathering seaweed on the Irish Coast, Ireland]

Women shared fairy tales while they spun, weaved or sewed together. These gatherings aided in the rapid spread of the tales across the world.

Seven Irish Women You Should Know (pictured: Mary Kenny, the face of the Irish Women’s Liberation Movement)

Countess Markievicz, was born in Lissadell, Sligo, Ireland. She is most famous for her leadership role in the Easter Rebellion of 1916 and the revolutionary struggle for freedom in Ireland, for which she risked her life.