Sinéad McCoole is the author of many books including No Ordinary Women and Easter Widows, the untold story of the wives of the executed leaders.

She is a member of the Government’s Expert Advisory Group on the Decade of Centenaries. She was Historical & Curatorial Advisor of the award winning 2016 National Commemoration Programme and Curator of the travelling exhibition: Mná 1916. The accompanying book was published in 2017 (Government Publications), She has curated exhibitions on Irish history & art in both Ireland and the US. A broadcaster and scriptwriter, her work includes Guns and Chiffon and A Father’s Letter based on her work as part of the After ’16 Irish Film Board shorts commissioned for the centenary.

She is currently curating the centenary exhibition on 100 years of women in politics 1918-2018 which will be in Dublin Castle from October 2018-January 2019 before touring to Ulster, Munster and Connaught.