Ireland's first female university graduates

22nd October 1882
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The first women to receive degrees (in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland at that time) were Irish.

Nicknamed "the Nine Graces" they were awarded degrees from the Royal University of Ireland.

Isabella Mulvany,
Alice Oldham,
Jessie (néeTwemlow Meredith),
Marion Kelly,
Annie Mary Sands,
Eliza Wilkins,
Charlotte M. Taylor,
Louisa M. McIntosh,
Emily E. Eberle.

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