'An outstanding book, painstakingly researched, accessibly structured and beautifully presented ... This is a book about who we are, peopled by familiar faces. Its pages are friends. Yes, it is a monument of sorts; certainly a tribute and a rich resource. More than anything, it is a great story waiting too long to be told.'
(Irish Independent Irish Independent
'This book is important to the study of the period and to the hidden history of women in Ireland'
(Dermot Bolger - The Sunday Tribune The Sunday Tribune
'a remarkable book'
'What amazed me was the extraordinary bravery of the women, which would never have been recorded had it not been for this book'
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About the Author
Sinead McCoole is the author of "Hazel" and "Guns and Chiffon: Women Revolutionaries and Kilmainham Gaol." She has scripted a series of short films and curated historical and art exhibitions for Duchas, (Ireland's heritage service) and for Dublin's Municipal Gallery of Modern Art. She lives in Dublin and works as a researcher and lecturer at the Kilmainham Gaol Museum.