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September 2017

A Century of Protest: Hanna Sheehy Skeffington in the US

September 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
American Irish Historical Society,
991 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 United States
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Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was Ireland’s most famous suffragette. When her husband Francis was shot by British firing squad during the Easter Rising, despite him being a pacifist, Hanna undertook an epic lecture tour of the US, publicising what had happened. This autumn her granddaughter, Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, also known for her fight for gender equality…

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