Women and the Rising

Title

Women and the Rising

Subject

Centenary of the 1916 Rising in Dublin

Description

A selection of accounts of the women involved in the 1916 Rising in Dublin

Creator

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

Source

RCSI ' Surgeons and Insurgents' exhibition

Publisher

RCSI

Date

31 March 2016

Contributor

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

Rights

RCSI

Format

.jpg photograph

Language

English

Type

.jpg images

Collection Items

Madeliene ffrench-Mullen
An account of Madeleine French-Mullen's involvement in the 1916 Rising. As a seargent of the Irish Citizen's Army, she was responsible for the running of the first aid station at St. Stephen's Green during the 1916 Rising.

Helen 'Nellie' Clifford
An account of Helen Clifford's involvement in the 1916 Rising. Clifford was given the responsibility of running the kitchen to supply rations to the insurgents at RCSI during Easter Week 1916.

Countess Constance Markievicz
An account of Countess Constance Markievicz and her involvement in the 1916 Rising. As one of the most prolific figures of the Rising, and certainly the most notable woman among the insurgents, Countess Markievicz was instumental to the operation of…

Margaret Skinnider
An account of Margaret Skinnider's involvement in the 1916 Rising. The daughter of Irish emigrants in Glasgow, Skinnider joined the Irish Citizens' Army and trained in practice drills. She was in Dublin for the start of the Rising.

Women during the Rising
A brief contextualisation and short account of the involvement of women in the Rising.
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