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#Suffragettes

# suffragettes - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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.

# suffragettes - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington This post contains videos

"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.

# suffragettes - Saturday 3 February, 2018

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.

# suffragettes - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge Vogue UK has labelled seven British women 'the new suffragettes' of 2018 Vogue Uk

# suffragettes - Thursday 30 July, 2015

These three women used Galway Races Ladies Day to make a point about abortion

They went back in time to talk about the present.

From The Daily Edge People are angry that a museum meant to celebrate women is now devoted to Jack the Ripper Cable Street

People are angry that a museum meant to celebrate women is now devoted to Jack the Ripper

Y’know, Jack the Ripper. Who killed women.

# suffragettes - Saturday 11 January, 2014

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.

# suffragettes - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago Suffragettes This post contains images

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago

In 1912, the suffragettes were engaged in an increasingly confrontational campaign to secure voting rights for women which included bomb attacks and hunger strikes.