Gaelscoil ilchreidmheach i mBaile Locha Riach – Multidenominational primary school in Loughrea

Clare Boothe Luce

  • Clare Boothe Luce was born on March 10th 1903 and died October 9th 1987 at the age of 84 because she had cancer.
  • Clare was one of the first American women ambassadors and an author whose writing went from fashion to journalism to war-reporting and drama including the play “The Women” which had an all female cast.
  • Clare Boothe Luce was a lifelong right-wing Republican. She was a Congresswoman twice forConnecticutand campaigned from Eisenhower in 1952. Clare then became the Ambassador toItalywhere she promoted her anti-communist beliefs.
  • The Clare Boothe Luce Program continues to provide support for women in science, mathematics and engineering.
  • “In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.” ~ Clare Boothe Luce
  • “A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman’s eyes.” ~ Clare Boothe Luce

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