Margaret opened her hair salon in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland in 1959. It’s still there.
In recent years, despite dwindling customers and limited opening hours, Margaret’s remains a bustling community hub for an aging clientele.
Yet during the Troubles (Northern Ireland Conflict) of the late 20th century Margaret’s was an important, non-sectarian feminist centre for Catholic and Protestant women to meet, talk and most crucially, hold their town together.
KeywordsWomen Northern Ireland conflict Transmedia documentary
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