I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass


Arrest her!

This morning.

Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

The grand daughter of Irish suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington re-enact’s breaking windows in Dublin Castle to mark centenary of women getting the vote.

It was on this day 100 years ago women were first granted the vote under the Representation of the People Act in 1918 which became law on February 6th, 1918.

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington was ‘arrested’ by actor Rob McCarthy playing an RIC Officer…

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A plaque marking the spot at the Ship Street entrance to Dublin Castle.


10 thoughts on “I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass

  1. Cloud

    That’s a lovely part of town; the steps in the background of the first photo leading up to the lane behind Dame Street.

    1. Andyourpointiswhatexactly?

      I can’t work it out, even though I used to walk up that lane home for many years. Which entrance to the Castle is that?

    2. Brother Barnabas

      those steps don’t take you to dame street

      you’re thinking maybe of cork hill, which runs alongside city hall and leads onto castle street

      1. Cloud

        Yeah no that’s exactly where I mean – it’s called Castle Street? I just call it the lane behind dame st.

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