Constance Markievicz: The Rebel Countess
Discover the revolutionary that was Constance Markievicz!
Constance Markievicz grew up in Sligo in the late 1800s with a dream: she wanted Ireland to become free and the people to be treated fairly. She spent her life working to make these things happen. With rebellion on the air, she was asked for advice on how a lady should dress. Her andswer? 'Dress suitably in short skirts and strong boots, leave your jewels in the bank and buy a revolver.'
And the Easter Rising began ...
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Author: John Burke
Illustrator: Fatti Burke
Publisher: Gill Books