Women in Ireland: A Century of Change

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The 20th century was a time of extraordinary change for the women of Ireland. It began with a ferment of agitation for women's rights and continued with the struggle for Home Rule, with women engaged on both sides during the Easter Rising, the War of Independence and the Civil War. Remarkable women emerged from the maelstrom: Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, Maud Gonne and Constance Markievicz. The eruption of civil conflict in the British-ruled North in 1969 again divided women among themselves, with Bernadette Devlin, Mariead ...

Women in Ireland: A Century of Change 2003, Blackstaff Press

ISBN-13: 9780856407406

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