Women's Tours at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
To mark the centenary of Constance Markievicz’s election in December 1918, we are hosting special tours that will focus on the women buried in Glasnevin Cemetery who have played pivotal roles in shaping Irish history. Markievicz was the first woman ever elected to the House of Commons and the second woman in the world to be elected as a parliamentary representative. To mark the occasion, we are hosting tours which focus on the legendary women who along with Markievicz played a pivotal role in shaping Irish culture and history to whom Glasnevin is home to.
These tours will run on Saturday, December 1st & 8th at 11:00am and 2:00pm.
*Just Added* - January 6th, Nollaig na mBan at 12:00pm
This tour will also run at 12:00pm on January, 6th for Nollaig na mBan
***There will be a re-enactment at 1:00pm on these three dates of a talk that Constance Markievicz gave to the women of the Student's National Literary Society in Dublin in 1909***
On this tour, you will hear the stories of some of the following incredible women:
- Maud Gonne Mac Bride
- Delia Larkin
- Charlotte Despard
- Madeline ffrench Mullen
- Jennie Wyse Power
- Elizabeth O’Farrell
- Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington