Eva Gore-Booth born in Sligo 1870

#OnThisDay 1870 Irish poet, artist & suffragist Eva Gore-Booth was born in @LissadellHouse Sligo. Eva campaigned for workers’ right and for abolishing the death penalty. She helped overturn her sister, Constance Markiewicz’s sentence to life imprisonment after the Easter Rising. She tried to had Roger Casement’s sentence overturned also, but was unsuccessful in this attempt.

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