Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Classes
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FS05: Sampler: Girls in Silk, or the world’s wild rebels?: Constance Markievicz and Eva Gore-BoothInstructor: Niamh Hamill - Read full bio
Location: CelticMKE Center (Check-in at CelticMKE Center)
Start Date: Fri, August 18, 2023 Start Time: 10:45 AMEnd Date: Fri, August 18, 2023 End Time: 12:15 PMDescription: ‘Girls in Silk, or the world’s wild rebels?’ Dr. Niamh Hamill details the remarkable lives and work of Constance Markievicz and Eva Gore-Booth, two sisters from Lissadell in County Sligo. Immortalized in the poetry of W.B. Yeats, the two sisters were both devoted to each other, and to a life of public service for which they would pay a high price.