Posted in March 2020

Elizabeth Sharkey, Domestic Abuse Refuser

Elizabeth Sharkey, Domestic Abuse Refuser

The seventh in Tinteán‘s Famine Orphan Girls Series by a descendant, Chrissy Fletcher.   Elizabeth Sharkey is my grandmother’s grandmother, through an all-female line. I like to imagine this line as a fine gold thread coming from my heart and connecting me from mother to mother, spanning the oceans and the centuries back to a … Continue reading

From the Papers

From the Papers

Where Numbers Tell a Story Sinn Fein fielded 42 candidates; 37 were successful. Dublin West:  Paul Donnelly (SF) 12,456, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar 8,478 Dublin north west: Dessie Ellis (SF) 14,375. Next was Roisin Shortall 6,124 Dublin Central: Mary Lou McDonald (SF) 11,223; Pascal Donohoe (FG) 4,181 Dublin Bay North: Denise Mitchell (SF) 21,344. Richard Bruton, … Continue reading