Women of Independence


“Women of Independence” is a filmed theatrical performance that presents the real-life experiences of four Irish women during the War of Independence through a cast of community actors. Produced by An Táin Arts Centre in association with Upstate Theatre Project “Women of Independence” is Part II of the Remembrance Trilogy and the follow up to ‘An Easter Service’ (2016)

This performance, from an entirely female perspective, uses the real-life testimonies of Irish women Deirdre Spillane, Máire Fitzpatrick, Mary Kate Harte and Marie Lea-Wilson, to explore the female experiences of the War of Independence.

There are 2 ways to enjoy the performance:

From the comfort of your own home, by online viewing. Available from Friday 3rd of December 2021, 8pm for 48 hours.

Or join us for the Live Screening on Sunday 5th of December 2021, 8pm, at An Táin Art Centre, Dundalk.

Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Decade of Centenaries, Department of Culture, Creative Ireland and Create Louth.