Róise Mac Grianna (Róise na nAmhrán, 1879-1964), traditional Irish-language singer, storyteller and farmer on Aran Mór where she kept a three-acre farm with one cow and one donkey while her husband Séamas worked in Scotland from May to Dec. In 1951, the island's
Another Gaeltacht woman today, Eibhlín Ní Éigearta (1893-1979), one of the leaders of the garrison in Enniscorthy in Easter Week, Conradh na Gaeilge member and teacher who counted actor Micheál Mac Liammóir among her Irish students. In 1915, the nuns at Loreto
I love this. Who would you put on an Irish version?
So many to choose from... Phyllis Clinch, Mary Moynihan, Sheila Tinney, Kay McNulty, Kathleen Lonsdale, Alicia Boole, Ethna Gaffney, and on it goes.
@MarkDignam69 fancy making a poster?
Maureen Daly, crime reporter, journalist, editor and writer of what is considered the first 'young adult novel 'Seventeenth summer', died #otd in 2006. Her parents emigrated to the US where, with their mother's encouragement, Maureen and her three sisters all had