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#Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington Votes For Women

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

From TheJournal.ie "Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Castle to reenact moment an Irish suffragette smashed its windows Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

Dublin Castle to reenact moment an Irish suffragette smashed its windows

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window Dublin City Council

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: The life and times of the great Irish suffragette Opinion

Column: The life and times of the great Irish suffragette

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