Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington

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Johanna Mary Sheehy

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Birthplace: Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland
Death: Died in Dublin, Ireland
Place of Burial: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of David Sheehy and Bessie McCoy
Wife of Francis Christopher Joseph Skeffington
Mother of Owen Lancelot Sheehy Skeffington
Sister of Mary Sheehy and Kathleen Sheehy

Managed by: Terry Teford Cooper
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About Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington

Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

Johanna Mary (Hanna) Sheehy-Skeffington, was a suffragette and Irish nationalist. Along with her husband and Margaret Cousins and James Cousins she founded the Irish Women's Franchise League in 1908 with the aim of obtaining women's voting rights. She was later a founding member of the Irish Women's Workers' Union.

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Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington's Timeline

1877
May 27, 1877
Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland
1909
May 19, 1909
Age 31
Dublin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
1946
April 20, 1946
Age 68
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland