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By Gina Sigillito

For 1000s of Years...In eire and the recent World...
Irish ladies Have Made a Difference

From precedent days to the current, Irish ladies have made their mark in occasions of peace and battle, in eire and the USA. With their accomplishments mostly neglected via the heritage books, those outstanding girls have fought for equality, struggled for independence, and met the problem of state construction. brave, passionate, artistic, in a position to stand tall at the battlefield--and within the kitchen--their tales will motivate courageous girls all over the place, for the daughters of Maeve have accomplished awesome feats opposed to great odds. Meet ladies such as--

Brigid . . . saint and patroness of Ireland
Grace O'Malley . . . pirate queen of Connacht
Queen Maeve . . . old warrior
Clara Dillon Darrow . . . suffragist
mom Jones . . . union leader
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy . . . U.S. first lady
Sinead O'Connor . . . singer
Mary Robinson . . . president of Ireland
Maureen O'Hara . . . actress
Sandra Day O'Connor . . . splendid courtroom justice
Maud Gonne . . . Irish revolutionary

This quintessential reference will circulate, educate, and empower readers to arrive for his or her desires as they stand at the shoulders of significant Irish women.

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