Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

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Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington in 1916

Johanna (Hanna) Sheehy Skeffington was a leading suffragette in Dublin, Ireland. She was a teacher, activist, politician, author and editor. She was sent to prison many times for vandalizing buildings for women's votes in Ireland. She was a great women who made a big difference in women's suffrage. She held rallys, marches, and speeches to get people join her cause. After the Easter Rising in 1918 women over the age of 30 got the vote.