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Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'
Sheehy Skeffington fought for equality and the republican cause – but why wasn’t she put forward as a candidate in the crucial 1918 election?
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President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window
Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, which aimed to ensure that women got the right to vote as part of the Home Rule Bill.
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Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington
The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.
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"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle
The historic window smashing by suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was reenacted to mark 100 years since legislation was passed that gave Irish women the right to vote.
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Dublin Castle to reenact moment an Irish suffragette smashed its windows
Next Tuesday will mark 100 years since legislation was passed that would give women the right to vote.
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Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window
Dublin City Council are to make a decision on the proposal submitted by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s granddaughter by the end of the month.
Column: The life and times of the great Irish suffragette
Throughout her career, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington strove simultaneously for national freedom and women’s rights, writes Leah Butler.