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The Mary Ann McCracken Foundation is delighted to announce an extra special addition to its Mary Ann birthday event on 8 July.  Now featuring Baroness May Blood – ‘a current day Mary Ann’ – attendees will hear how she too has committed her life to fighting for the needs and rights of the people of Belfast and further afield.

In addition to hearing about Baroness Blood’s achievements,  the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation will also highlight who and what Mary Ann championed in her 96 years including education, abolitionism, women’s and workers’ rights. Then you, the audience, will be encouraged to interact sharing your thoughts on how we as the citizens of Belfast and the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation can ensure the work of these remarkable women is remembered, and where necessary, continued today.

Registration information
• To register for the event please  RSVP below
• The Zoom code will be sent to your registration email address on the morning of the event
• The event is free but if you wish to support the work of the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation you can donate below

About the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation
The Foundation was officially launch in 2021 to promote the life and times of this remarkable woman and to explore her legacy and relevance in the 21st century. The Foundation have, to date, republished Mary McNeill’s biography on Mary Ann McCracken, produced an historical map of Belfast, and recently award bursaries to Ulster University Masters Students.

You can support the ongoing work of the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation here.

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For more information on the Foundation’s work and other events as part of Mary Ann 250 please click here