Philomena Lee (born 1933) is an Irish woman whose life was chronicled in the 2009 book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith.
The book was made into a film titled Philomena (2013), which was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Lead Actress for Judi Dench's portrayal of Philomena, and Best Picture.
Philomena is now an advocate and spokesperson for adoption rights.
Join us to listen to the remarkable story from the much-admired Philomena Lee and get an understanding of a period in Irish history that many of us would rather forget. (Date to be confirmed.)