Listen to our selection of podcasts about the struggle for women's suffrage in Ireland.

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn talks about her career in Irish politics

In this podcast, we bring you a conversation with Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the second woman to serve as an Irish Government Minister. She made history again in 2010, becoming Ireland’s first, and so far only, female European Commissioner.

Women in the 1916 Rising

When Cumann na mBan was established in 1914, it called on Irish women to put Ireland's freedom above all other considerations, including the suffrage campaign. In this podcast, historian and author Sinéad McCoole tells the story of the role women played in the 1916 Rising.

The Road to the Vote

This series of podcasts by Dr. Finola Doyle-O'Neill tells the story of the fight for female suffrage in Ireland from 1917 to 1918, and looks at women's rights in Ireland after the vote was won.

The Road to the Vote was first broadcast by UCC98.3FM and is provided by kind permission of Dr Finola Doyle O'Neill, broadcast historian, UCC.