#OnThisDay 1918 Constance Markievicz née Gore-Booth became the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons, though she was imprisoned in Holloway Prison at the time. As a Sinn Féin candidate, she did not take her seat in Westminster but in the Dáil instead serving as the Minister of Labour.
I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now.
I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in.
Hope you enjoy.
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