Saturday December 14, 2019

Book review: Fearless Woman: Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, Feminism and the Irish Revolution by Margaret Ward

A pioneering woman who earned her place in Irish political history

17th November, 2019
Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

NON-FICTION: Fearless Woman: Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, Feminism and the Irish Revolution, By Margaret Ward, UCD Press, €30

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington never got to finish her own memoir. In the last few years of her life, Ireland’s most prominent suffragette was as busy as ever, still teaching and writing articles. The final two chapters of the manuscript she’d been working on were written while ill in bed and never given to the woman who’d...

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