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Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'
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Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'

Dec 1st 2019, 12:00 PM 14,779 Views 16 Comments

Sheehy Skeffington fought for equality and the republican cause – but why wasn’t she put forward as a candidate in the crucial 1918 election?

President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window
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President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Jun 13th 2018, 4:20 PM 11,480 Views 26 Comments

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, which aimed to ensure that women got the right to vote as part of the Home Rule Bill.

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington
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Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Feb 7th 2018, 8:10 AM 12,796 Views 25 Comments

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle
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"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle

Feb 6th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,183 Views 29 Comments

The historic window smashing by suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was reenacted to mark 100 years since legislation was passed that gave Irish women the right to vote.

Dublin Castle to reenact moment an Irish suffragette smashed its windows
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Dublin Castle to reenact moment an Irish suffragette smashed its windows

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:45 AM 11,228 Views 89 Comments

Next Tuesday will mark 100 years since legislation was passed that would give women the right to vote.

Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window
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Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Jan 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 19,725 Views 34 Comments

Dublin City Council are to make a decision on the proposal submitted by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s granddaughter by the end of the month.

Column: The life and times of the great Irish suffragette
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Column: The life and times of the great Irish suffragette

Jan 11th 2014, 12:00 PM 1,261 Views 96 Comments

Throughout her career, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington strove simultaneously for national freedom and women’s rights, writes Leah Butler.