"Having No Use For Men At All": The Political & Private Lives of Irish Revolutionary Female Couples

Dr. Mary McAuliffe discusses the female revolutionaries who formed political and personal relationships with other women - the most famous couple being Kathleen Lynn and Madeline ffrench Mullen - at the height of the Irish revolutionary period. There was a great deal of transatlantic cooperation during this period by Republican women, so there were several connections between Irish women with Irish American counterparts. These women were members of Cumann na mBan or labor organizations but worked together to further the cause for Ireland.