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10 little ways you can celebrate International Women's Day

Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal and listen to Beyoncé.

IT’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S Day and that calls for a celebration.

But how can you best mark the occasion?

We have some suggestions.

1. Embody the spirit of your idols

2. Listen to music by your favourite gals

Here’s an excellent Spotify playlist to get you started.

3. Get acquainted with female artists

National Gallery of Ireland shared this image this morning.

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Here are just some of the female artists they have represented in their collection.

Get familiar.

4. Make a little pledge to #ReadWomen

Make a conscious effort to read female authors.

JK Rowling, Eimear McBride, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Margaret Atwood, Sarah Waters, Marian Keyes — the world is your oyster!

5. Call your Mam

Just for a quick chat even.

6. Channel your inner Beyoncé

And listen to Flawless for the bazillionth time.

7. Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal again

Source: RTENewsNow/YouTube

8. Bask in the glory of Katie Taylor becoming Olympic champion

Source: eoinfffp/YouTube

9. Live stream Emma Watson’s #HeForShe conversation this evening

It kicks off at 5pm and can be viewed on her Facebook page. 

10. Remind yourself of the definition of feminism again

Got it?

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Amy O'Connor

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