Representing the Countess: Constance Markievicz in the Poetry of Eva Gore-Booth & W. B. Yeats

This post was originally written for and  featured on the Kenneth Spencer Research Library’s Blog. On Monday, April 24th, 1916, Irish nationalists seized strategic infrastructure in Dublin to expel the British and establish an independent Irish Republic. Among these insurgents was Constance Markievicz (1868-1927), who served as second in command under Michael Mallin of the Citizen Army force…… Continue reading Representing the Countess: Constance Markievicz in the Poetry of Eva Gore-Booth & W. B. Yeats