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CONSTANCE MARKIEVICZ: A bloodthirsty show-off who got a kick out of wearing uniforms

CONSTANCE MARKIEVICZ: A bloodthirsty show-off who got a kick out of wearing uniforms

CONSTANCE MARKIEVICZ: A bloodthirsty show-off who got a kick out of wearing uniforms

IRELAND'S most famous feminist, Countess Constance Markievicz, has been branded a bloodthirsty show-off who brainwashed children into believing they must die for Ireland.

Historian and Sunday Independent columnist Ruth Dudley Edwards has described Markievicz, the first woman elected to the House of Commons, as a self-indulgent prima donna who craved the limelight and adopted causes she barelyunderstood.


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