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may 2019 ☽ new MÍOSTA blog for the Shona project


have a read of the latest blog Your Starter Guide to Reusable Period Products!


may 2019 ☽ upcoming MÍOSTA workshop with Your Cycle Matters


delighted to be collaborating with Lisa de Jong to bring together our skills for this day long workshop on June 29th 2019. you can find more details about the workshop + a link to purchase your ticket here.


april 2019 ☽ upcoming workshop


delighted to bring the MÍOSTA project to the upcoming EDEN All-Island Interdisciplinary Conference. this workshop will focus on the emergence of FemTech, with a demonstration of reusable menstrual products. 12 - 1pm, 27th April, at NUIG, Galway. register for free for the conference here.


april 2019 ☽ participants testimonials


workshop participants testimonials + experiences are now up on the MÍOSTA website! check them out here!


april 2019 ☽ Period Gathering


delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for Period Gathering, an event taking place this May 15th in Dublin. bringing together people from around Ireland working on all things period related. find more details, including speakers, here. tickets are limited so get yours now!


march 2019 ☽ new blog


check out the first blog post I've written for this project: don't throw out your cup yet! I look at questions about the safety of menstrual cups. takeaway: buy your cup from a trusted manufacturor + follow their cleaning advice!


february 2019 ☽ survey


the MÍOSTA survey has been extended until the end of february! share with me your experiences of the MÍOSTA workshops, your experiences of menstrual education + how you might like to be involved with the project. one survey respondent will win a menstrual goodie bag filled with stickers, badges, a zine made by me + a menstrual cup!


february 2019 ☽ interview


I'm delighted to share this interview with Katie Freeney about the MÍOSTA project. in it I discuss how I came to start the project, whether I still have period shame (spoiler: I do + that’s ok), how we can collectively end period stigma (spoiler: men can be involved too), what menstrual education needs to look like + so much more!


february 2019 ☽ upcoming workshops


12th February 2019, 1 - 3pm
DCU, Dublin • SHAG Week
book your free tickets here

13th February 2019, 2.30 - 4.30pm
Maynooth University, Dublin • SHAG Week
book your free tickets here