• Esther DoorlyEmail author
  • Kelly McErleanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11318)


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.


Women Northern Ireland conflict Transmedia documentary 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Trinity College DublinDublinIreland
  2. 2.Dundalk Institute of TechnologyDundalkIreland

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