On Wednesday 4 October the Royal Irish Academy hosted the launch of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette and Sinn Féiner: Her memoirs and political writings, edited by Margaret Ward. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was the most significant feminist in twentieth-century Ireland. An advocate of feminism, socialism, and republicanism, her organisational abilities were recognised by the leaders of the Easter Rising,…

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