45 min

Elizabeth O’Farrell, The woman with the white flag Heritage and History Lectures

    • Society & Culture

Listen to Ian Kelly, grand-nephew of Elizabeth O’Farrell talk about his great-aunt Elizabeth O'Farrell, her role in the 1916 Rising, her work as a midwife in Holles Street and her legacy. Listen to 'The Tricolour Ribbon' sung by Antoinette Heery (whose grand uncle James Heery was in the GPO with Elizabeth during the Rising) and to Ian reading Liam Mac Uistín's poem "We saw a vision". The talk is followed by Anne-Marie Kelly, Divisional Librarian at Dublin City Public Libraries, and a self-confessed Elizabeth O'Farrell fan, performing her original vignette 'Elizabeth Looks Back'. Part of 'Elizabeth O'Farrell and the 1916 Proclamation' Seminar. Recorded on Monday 25 April 2016 at Dublin City Hall as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

Listen to Ian Kelly, grand-nephew of Elizabeth O’Farrell talk about his great-aunt Elizabeth O'Farrell, her role in the 1916 Rising, her work as a midwife in Holles Street and her legacy. Listen to 'The Tricolour Ribbon' sung by Antoinette Heery (whose grand uncle James Heery was in the GPO with Elizabeth during the Rising) and to Ian reading Liam Mac Uistín's poem "We saw a vision". The talk is followed by Anne-Marie Kelly, Divisional Librarian at Dublin City Public Libraries, and a self-confessed Elizabeth O'Farrell fan, performing her original vignette 'Elizabeth Looks Back'. Part of 'Elizabeth O'Farrell and the 1916 Proclamation' Seminar. Recorded on Monday 25 April 2016 at Dublin City Hall as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

45 min