Have you got an item or object from the house that dates from the 1960s? Would you loan it for display in an exhibition on the everyday lives of Irishwomen at the National Print Museum of Ireland? Journalist Luke Byrne writes about my appeal for objects in today's Evening Herald newspaper.

Journalist Luke Byrne writes about the exhibition in the Evening Herald newspaper, 23 October

Pushing the Boundaries: Sex Advice in Women’s Magazines, 1960s Ireland

Pushing the Boundaries: Sex Advice in Women’s Magazines, Ireland

‘There is an evil growing’: Views on Mixed Marriages (1917).

‘There is an evil growing’: Views on Mixed Marriages

‘Your Husband Comes First in the House’: a (Catholic) Guide for The Young Wife (1938),

‘Your Husband Comes First in the House’: a (Catholic) Guide for The Young Wife

Margaret Thompson, aged 15, and  Joe Teeling, aged 17, met in 1960. In February 2015, they will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Read their story, in Joe’s words.

Margaret Thompson, aged and Joe Teeling, aged met in In February they will celebrate their wedding anniversary. Read their story, in Joe’s words.

** New Exhibition **  A new exhibition exploring the representation and perceptions of the Irish housewife in the 1960s as seen through the pages of women's magazines will run at the National Print Museum of Ireland between August and October 2015.  Visit the exhibition website for updates: http://modernwifemodernlifeexhibition.com

** New Exhibition ** A new exhibition exploring the representation and perceptions of the Irish housewife in the 1960s as seen through the pages of women's magazines will run at the National Print Museum of Ireland between August and October 2015. Visit the exhibition website for updates: http://modernwifemodernlifeexhibition.com

Advertising Domestic Violence? A somewhat unsettling advertising campaign by Kincora Carpets from 1966.

A somewhat unsettling advertising campaign by Kincora Carpets from

The Sewing Machine, The Household and Times Past.

The Sewing Machine, The Household and Times Past

Refrigerators: The New Approach to Home Life in the 1960s.

Refrigerators: The New Approach to Home Life

What makes a good wife? Insights from the early 1960s.

What makes a good wife? Insights from the early


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