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

Jun 29, 2022 · 12:04 PM UTC

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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!
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