Did you know the Derry factory girls were the first female workforce in Ireland to unionise after a visit by Eleanor Marx? If you were at #SharedIsland you may have heard me shouting about it outside! Learnt lots about the factories via the Bloody Sunday Trust local history comp
Derry, untraditional as always, had breadwinner and homemaker in one person and despite this pressure the factory girls built community within the factories and maintained spirit in the local communities💞💞 The factory girls continue to inspire us Derry girls!
Jun 29, 2022 · 12:04 PM UTC