Shona Heroes – Katie Taylor

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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Shona Meets: Aisling Bea

A while back, we had the chance to meet the absolute legend that is Aisling Bea. Our chats were too good not to share again with you! So sit back, kick up your feet, and have a read because this is a good one.    Aisling Bea is one of Ireland’s most successful exports. An

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Shona Heroes – Emma Watson

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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Shona Meets: Phil Healy

Phil Healy is a Cork woman born and raised (don’t worry, we won’t hold that against her) and is an Irish International Sprinter who will represent Ireland in the next Olympics. She is also the Irish record holder of the 100 and 200-metre sprints.  During our summer schools in August, we showed our girls a

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Shona Heroes – Ashley Graham

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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Coco's Law - The Shona Project

Coco’s Law Has Been Passed and This Is What you Need To Know

It has been more than two years since I got the opportunity to interview Jackie Fox and talk about her wonderful daughter Nicole. Jackie has not slowed down her fight for justice until now. Jackie’s lost her daughter at the age of 21 in 2018 when she died by suicide after years of tormented bullying,

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Shona Heroes – Sinead Burke

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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The Shona Project - Saoirse Ronan

Shona Heroes – Saoirse Ronan

Here at The Shona Project, we have a list as long as your arm of all the amazing women around the world that we consider our heroes. We’ve decided to dedicate the next few Friday’s to some of these women. We’ll tell you all about them but most importantly, we’ll tell you why we love

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Angelina Jolie Has Some Advice For Anyone Experiencing Abuse

We all know Angelina Jolie has always had a passion for raising awareness regarding social issues, especially through her work with the United Nations Human Rights Campaign. She’s currently promoting the UN’s 16 Days of Activism campaign “to prevent and end violence against women and girls,” and during an interview, she gave some advice for anyone who

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Fionnuala Moran - The Shona project

Shona Meets: Fionnuala Moran

This week, we got to meet the lovely Fionnuala Moran. Fionnuala is an entertainment reporter at EVOKE.ie and also an RTE Pulse Radio DJ. Not only that, she is a sustainable fashion queen who has just started a Masters in Climate Change: Policy, Media & Society. When she’s not spilling the tea on all the

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Think You Couldn’t Respect Jacinda Ardern Anymore? Read This!

Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand is an icon for female leadership. Jacinda is the second-ever female state leader to have a baby in office, and the first world leader to bring a baby to the UN general assembly. She has also eradicated Covid from her country. What a legend! And it doesn’t

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Hey! Watch Lizzo on Letterman, here’s why…

If you don’t know who Lizzo is, then you must be living under a rock. The self-named bad b*tch is a total inspiration for body positivity aswell as ALL of the other things and we love her for it. Her realness and ability to call people out when they try to body shame her is

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Tell Me About It – A Shona Project Podcast

Have we got news for you! 😉 You’re going to have to sit down for this one.  Are you ready?   Thanks to our podcast extraordinaire Samantha Tabaldo, we are ready to drop our first ever series of our new Shona Project podcast “Tell Me About It”.   Our first series focuses on women that

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Netflix Understand The Greatness of Sisters!

How often have you been sitting in history class and all your teacher is talking about is the achievements of men. Surely there were women who achieved much greater things and deserve to be in those history books too? Well, you are so right. In fact, many well-known historical male figures had sisters who achieved

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RBG – The Woman, The Myth, The Legend

  “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the ultimate picture of this quote. At 5ft 1”, and hailed as the “flaming feminist”. Ruth lived a life constantly defying expectations. At a time when, in her words, “less qualified males were preferred to a deserving woman”, Ruth set out on

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Coco’s Law – Why We Support It And Why You Should Too

  Jackie Fox is the mother of Nicole Fox Fenlon, affectionately known as ‘Coco’. The name stuck when her little cousin couldn’t pronounce ‘Nicole’. Nicole was loved by everyone in her family and they were all extremely close. Her mother’s favourite thing about her was that she always had a giddy, cheeky smile on her

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Disabled Women in History by Naoishe

July was disability pride month so I decided to share something that celebrated disabled and chronically ill women throughout history. We don’t always get to learn about disability history so I wanted to write about some amazing women who I really admire and who also had disabilities and illnesses❤️😀   Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)

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