Tag Archive: Kathleen Lynn

Sep 14

Together in Arms: Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen

Kathleen Lynn & Madeleine ffrench-Mullen

Together in Arms Kathleen Lynn’s relationship with Madeleine ffrench-Mullen by Carmel E. Darcy Why are the names of Dr. Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen inseparably linked? Using mainly the diaries of Kathleen Lynn, I will examine the thirty-year relationship between Kathleen and Madeleine in this paper. What was the nature of their relationship, and if …

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Sep 06

Kathleen Lynn: the rebel doctor and the North Docks – A history and appreciation

Kathleen Lynn painting by Tara Kearns (aged 18 , North Wall)

“A very busy evening…not home until very late.”     On Thursday evening, the 8th June 1916, word spread among dockside workers that a very special republican prisoner was about to be deported. As the prisoner arrived on the quays a great cheer went up from the gathering crowd. The prisoner in question was Doctor Kathleen …

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Sep 05

Supporting Suicide Awareness – Kathleen Lynn memorial walk , 12th September 2015

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All are welcome to come along and join in with this important event . Commemorate one of our countries almost forgotten heroes , raise some money for a good cause and enjoy a day in the beautiful Wicklow country-side. Fundraising at last years History festival , in conjunction with Cycle Against Suicide ,  raised a …

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Jul 11

“Kathleen Lynn , a Truly Radical Woman” – Saturday July 18th –

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On Saturday the 18th July the East Wall History Group will host the inaugural Sarah Lundberg Summer School. Held in conjunction with the Alternative Visions Oral History project, the event is in honour of our friend and colleague Sarah Lundberg,  an Archivist , Historian and publisher  who tragically passed away last year. The topic of …

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Apr 01

From mascot to marksman – The story of William Halpin and the 1916 Rising

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From mascot to marksman – The story of William Halpin and the 1916 Rising  Easter Monday 1916 was a defining moment in Irish history. At noon of that day, a rebellion against British rule was launched in Dublin City, which was to set in motion a series of events that would shape the Island of …

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