Francis Sheehy Skeffington: murdered by a deranged British officer in April 1916

I don’t know if any ceremonial window-smashing is planned as part of the decade of centenaries, but the organised breaking of windows was indee(...)

‘Tomorrow’s day-long school at Liberty Hall will revolve around the theme of human rights, Francis and Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington’s life-long obsession. It will be rounded off with drama: extracts from a work-in-progress by Donal O’Kelly (above)’.

The second annual Sheehy Skeffington School takes place this weekend, and an e-mail from the organisers set me reading again about the shameful(...)