Constance Markievicz in Irish history

Came across this very interesting post, and this most interesting blogger, in my trawls through wordpress today. I`m pretty flattered that Dear Kitty.Some Blog linked this post on Countess Markievicz to my post on Glasnevin Cemetery too. Yep, I`m Aesop`s Crow with the cheese…;-)
Anyway, enjoy!

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video from Ireland says about itself:

Women in the 1916 Rising

Over 200 women participated in the Easter Rising, and were active in every major outpost in Dublin city (except Boland’s Mill, under the command of Éamon de Valera). A large contingent of Citizen Army women were present at the City Hall and Stephen’s Green garrisons. Winnie Carney, Julia Grenan and Elizabeth O’Farrell stayed with the leaders of the Rising until the very end, and O’Farrell was asked to deliver the surrender note to the British forces.

By Peter Frost in Britain:

A countess never forgotten

Friday 27th December 2013

PETER FROST remembers an English aristocrat who played a momentous part in Irish working-class history – and cost him a pub quiz

“We was robbed!” The Christmas quiz at the village pub is a key fixture for my quiz team, “The Comrades.”

We were doing well…

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