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    Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington (1877-1946)

    Morrin, Olive (2016) Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington (1877-1946). Maynooth University Library.

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    Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington died on the 20th April 1946 and this year marks the 70th anniversary of her death. She was born in Kanturk, Co. Cork but the family moved to Drumcondra, Dublin in 1887 and Hanna attended the Dominican Convent in Eccles Street. She was a bright student and was one of the few women at the time to receive a third level education. She graduated with a degree and later an MA in 1902. She became a teacher in Eccles Street and also lectured in Rathmines School of Commerce.

    Item Type: Other
    Additional Information: Blog post published on the MU Library Treasures blog on 19th April 2016.
    Keywords: Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington; suffragette movement; Ireland; Francis Sheehy Skeffington; War of Independence; Cumann na mBan;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 7994
    Depositing User: Olive Morrin
    Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 16:10
    Publisher: Maynooth University Library
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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