If ever there was a case of a favourite chapter in this book, I would choose chapter 2, Lucy McDiarmid’s ‘Comradeship’ on the imprisonment in Holloway prison of Kathleen Clarke and her two ‘tall’ comrades, Constance Markievicz and Maud Gonne, who at times tended to dispute ‘as to which of them had the highest social status’.
The Pope named her with Lincoln, Martin Luther King and Thomas Merton as four great Americans.
If you ever wondered why Anne Enright was chosen as first Laureate for Irish Fiction, this book will explain.
Women writers in Australian in the first half of the twentieth century were flying blind in the face of a culture that didn’t really expect them to be successful as writers
A book of essays reissued to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland in 2018 full of interest for the general reader.
This riveting documentary explores the life, work and sensual poetic imagination of Máire Mhac an tSaoi, one of Ireland’s greatest living poets.
A Life in Comedy
a woman so remarkable and different for her time that her absence from history posed a question in itself.
A robust defence of Kathleen Fitzpatrick.