Written by Sinead Burke

Sinéad Burke is an academic and a writer with an obsessive interest in fashion, education and 'Extraordinary Women'. She is an ambassador for the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the National Women's Council of Ireland.

“Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize.” A look back at the books, articles and tweets which impacted me most this year.