Has Boyle Town Team forgotten?
• Margaret Cousins: She’s from Boyle and was born in the upstairs of the Open Table building. The large plate on the outside of the building to her memory is now heavily tarnished and in need of a clean.
• Shop Window Photos: A number were placed on empty shop front windows with the promise of more to come …
Maire Paul wrote: Margaret Cousins was recently listed in the Irish Times as one of the 25 most influential women in Ireland. Together with Dr Munro I shall be giving a lecture on this enigmatic Boyle suffragette in King house on 25th April in a ‘ Votal 100’ commemorative programme on the one hundred anniversary of (conditionally) women getting the vote. There will also be an incredible array of guest lecturers speaking and its being organised by RCC. Programmes are available in Una Bhan, King House and other places.