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

Constance Markievicz

  • Constance’s birth name was Constance Georgina Gore-Booth.
  • Constance was born on 4th February 1868 at Buckingham Gate in London.
  • She was an Irish Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil politician.
  •  Constance is famous because she was the first woman in politics elected to the British House of Commons. However she didn’t take her seat.
  • She also fought in the 1916 Rising with the Irish Citizen Army.
  • Constance died on the 15th of July 1927 aged 59.

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