Dr Mary McAuliffe is an Assistant Professor in Gender Studies at UCD. Her latest publication is: We were there; 77 women of the Easter Rising (co-writer with Liz Gillis). She was the historical consultant on the RCSI 1916 commemorative exhibition and on  the advisory committee of the National Museum of Ireland 1916  Exhibition. She is past President of the Women’s History Association of Ireland (2011-2014) and a committee member of the Irish
Association of Professional Historians.