The Women's Museum of Ireland
An online museum launched in March 2013, documenting the role played by women in Irish history, social history, media, politics and popular culture. The museum will eventually move into a pop-up physical space in the Spring.

Margaret Leeson, also known as Peg Plunkett, was Dublin’s most famous brothel madam in eighteenth-century Ireland. Clever, witty and beautiful, she was a leading figure in the hedonism set of Georgian Dublin and counted lords, lawyers and con-men among her clientele. Read more at womensmuseumofireland.ie(Picture: Peg in fancy dress called “Portrait of a Lady as Diana”, by Pompeo Batoni)

Margaret Leeson, also known as Peg Plunkett, was Dublin’s most famous brothel madam in eighteenth-century Ireland. Clever, witty and beautiful, she was a leading figure in the hedonism set of Georgian Dublin and counted lords, lawyers and con-men among her clientele. Read more at womensmuseumofireland.ie

(Picture: Peg in fancy dress called “Portrait of a Lady as Diana”, by Pompeo Batoni)

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