Hanna And Her Sisters

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From top: President Higgins and Sabina Higgins; with relatives of Hannah Sheehy Skeffington;  Micheline Sheehy Skeffington (centre),  granddaughter of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, with (l to r) Jacinta Fay and Aine Treanor from the Galway Feminist Collective.

This afternoon.

Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

The unveiling of a plaque dedicated to the memory of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and other Irish suffragettes and members of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, who broke windows in then government buildings [Dublin Castle] as a form of protest and were imprisoned for a month.

Previously: I Love The Sound Of breaking Glass

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