4 February 1868 – 15 July 1927
Irish republican politician, nationalist, feminist and socialist, first woman elected to the UK parliament (1918) and first woman elected to the Irish Dáil (1918).
A good nationalist should look upon slugs in her garden in much the same way as she looks on the English in Ireland.
Bean na Eireann Nov 1908
I wish you had the decency to shoot me.
1917, on hearing that her death sentence after the Easter Rising had been commuted to imprisonment.