A Life of Countess Markievicz. This Countess Constance Markievicz Madame to thousands of Dubliners revolutionary, socialist and feminist, was one of the most remarkable women in Irish history.
A natural leader and provocateur, she took an active part in the 1916 Rising, fighting and setting up barricades, marching up and down St Stephens Green in a turn that alternatively rallied and shocked her onlookers.
One of the few leaders to escape execution, she came back to a rapturous crowd in Dublin and made history as the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons.
Lindie Naughtons definitive biography situates this inimitable
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 330 pages, 18 b&w images
- Publisher: Merrion Press
- Publication Date: 02/09/2016
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781785370823
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