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New publication from Head of History and Politics

Sonja Tiernan, Head of History and Politics and Associate Professor of Modern History, has published a new volume on the work of the Irish socialist, suffragist and trade unionist Eva Gore-Booth.

Sonja Tiernan, Head of History and Politics and Associate Professor of Modern History, has published a new volume on the work of the Irish socialist, suffragist and trade unionist Eva Gore-Booth.

The volume, Eva Gore-Booth: Collected Poems, is published by Arlen House Press and Syracuse University Press. The volume is the first full collection of politically charged poetry by Gore-Booth. The large volume is over 400 pages and includes a 25,000-word introduction by Associate Professor Tiernan as well as a foreword by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins.

The book will be launched in Dublin on Friday 11th May as part of Interrogating Markievicz Conference in Richmond Barracks. A conference marking the centenary of the election of the first female MP and sister of Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz. 

The book will later be launched by the Ambassador to Ireland at the Irish World Heritage Centre on Saturday 9th June as part of the Manchester Histories Festival. 

Tickets are free and available now.


Published on 08/07/2018