Sinéad Burke

#ElectronicxMinnie: Electronic Sheep X Minnie Mélange

To celebrate International Women's Day Electronic Sheep collaborated with Sinéad Burke to create a typographic scarf featuring quotes by women.

Sinéad Burke is a PhD candidate in the School of Education in Trinity College and writer of ‘Minnie Mélange’. Sinéad’s insatiable interest in fashion was borne out of her desire to be included within the domain – not an easy feat when you are 3’5” tall. #ElectronicxMinnie is a typographic scarf that amplifies the voices of extraordinary women in literature, political and activist domains. 15% of the proceeds will be donated to Women's Aid - the national organisation supporting women experiencing domestic violence.

To celebrate the launch of the scarf, Dr Rhona Mahony (National Maternity Hospital), Caroline Downey (MCD), Seana Kerslake (A Date for Mad Mary), Anne Clark (Landmark Productions) and Erica Fleming (RTÉ’s My Homeless Family) joined Sinéad Burke in Coffee Angel’s private coffee rooms for a photoshoot with photographer Emily Quinn and make-up artist Leonard Daly.

Our aim was to start a conversation about the women and the words that inspire, motivate and challenge the wearer. The scarf is €120 and available online here.

Quotes featured on Electronic x Minnie Scarf

‘If the sun refuses to rise, we will make it rise.’ – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
‘When they go low, we go high.’ – Michelle Obama
‘I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.’ – Angela Davis
‘Be curious and be kind.’ – Sinéad Burke
‘We Are All Equal’ – Brenda Aherne and Helen Delany of Electronic Sheep

Dr Rhona Mahony
Caroline Downey
Seana Kerslake
Anne Clarke
Erica Fleming
Sinéad Burke
Sajida Ayub
Nadine Reid
Caroline Sleiman-Purdy
Linnea Dunne
Zara Hedderman

Other Protagonists (Available on Request)
Dr Vicky Conway
Ann O’Dea
Niamh Ni
Susan Daly
Sarah Durcan
Shawna Scott
Niamh Bushnell
Aimee Johnston
Sarah Jane Seymour
Dr Claire O’Connell
Valerie Loftus
Margaret O’Rourke
Sarah Maria Griffin
Dr Georsan Caruth
Gretel Downey
Kath Burke
Aoife McElwain
Alison Spittle
Margaret E Ward
Nadine O’Regan

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