Dr. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, National University of Ireland, Galway:

Her grandmother, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was Ireland's most famous suffragette. When her husband Francis was shot by British firing squad during the Easter Rising, despite him being a pacifist, Hanna undertook an epic lecture tour of the US, publicising what had happened. In September, her granddaughter Micheline also known for her fight for gender equality and justice,is repeating Hanna's tour of the US all of which will be filmed for a documentary.

Aug 20, 2017

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