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ILLUSTRATED TALK: Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington (1877-1946)

May 12, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+0


As part of the Modern Irishwomen lecture series, Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington discusses her grandmother, the suffragette and nationalist, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington (1877-1946). In 1908, she co-founded the radical Irish Women’s Franchise League (IWFL), a militant suffrage organisation that played an important role in the pursuit of civil rights for women. 
Age 12+


Modern Irishwomen Lecture Series

1918 was a landmark year for women in Ireland and Britain, with legislation beginning the process of their inclusion in politics. Famously, in December 1918, Constance de Markievicz became the first women elected to the British House of Commons, only to abstain from taking her seat as a member of Sinn Féin. To mark the centenary of this pivotal year in women’s history, Galway City Museum is hosting a series of monthly lectures – curated Dr James Curry and supported by the Moore Institute, NUIG – on Markievicz and seven other ‘Modern Irishwomen’.


May 12, 2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+0
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