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A Wyse Woman

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Full title: From Parnell to De Valera: a biography of Jennie Wyse Power 1858-1941

Creator / Author: Marie O’Neill

Item Type / Page count: Book / 192p

When Published: 1991

Publisher / Place of Publication: Blackwater Press / 8 Airton Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

About: Jennie Wyse Power (née O’Toole) was prominent in public life in Ireland and was one of the pioneers in the participation of women in political life. She worked with some of the most famous names in Irish history such as Michael Davitt,  Charles Stewart Parnell, Arthur Griffith and Eamon de Valera. She became the first President of Cumann na mBan (the women’s auxiliary to the Irish Volunteers) and was a member of the Irish Senate.

ID number(s): 0861213335

Chapters: First beginnings — The Ladies’ Land League — A Parnellite family — Aftermath and resurgence — We ourselves — The road to insurrection — Regrouping and recovery — The War of Independence — Civil War — The Senator — Twilight years.

WW Connection #1: Jennie Wyse Power was born in Baltinglass, Co.Wicklow in 1858

Extra #1: includes bibliography, photographs and index

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Browse the 1901 Census entry for Jennie Wyse Power in Dublin.

Extra #5: Browse the 1911 Census entry for Jennie Wyse Power in Dublin.

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