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The Blessington Book Store

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Irish woman were flying the skies before their sisters on the ground were able to vote. Join us in the bookshop to hear their stories.

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From gentle flights by balloon to high speed adrenaline air races these Irish woman did it all. Their backgrounds ranged from poverty to aristocracy but they associated with royals, nobles and socialites in the aviation heyday of the 1920's and 1930's.

Sadly, However, History has largely forgotten these woman in Petticoat Pilots Michael Traynor gives them their rightful place among Irish achievers of the early 20th century.

Wine reception at 7.00pm - Talk begins at 7.30pm

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