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When the Suffragettes demanded the vote at the Town Hall

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CHRISTABEL PANKHURST, daughter of women's suffrage movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst and the radical socialist Richard Pankhurst, came to Galway in 1911 and spoke at the city's Town Hall at a meeting to demand that women have the right to vote.

Talks and exhibition to mark one hundred years of women's suffrage in Ireland

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This year marks 100 years since women were first allowed to cast a vote at the ballot box in Ireland, after a long campaign by women including Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington.

Research appeal for help in finding Irish suffragette objects

A researcher is currently undertaking a nationwide public appeal for information on surviving objects related to the Irish women suffragists who fought for the right to vote nationally almost a hundred years ago. Donna Gilligan is a museum archaeologist and material culture historian who is compiling a research thesis on the visual and material culture of the Irish women’s suffrage movement. The year 2018 will mark the centenary of the first granting of the right of national vote to Irish women.

 

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