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Constance Markievicz

Constance Georgine Markievicz, also known as Countess Markievicz and Madame Markievicz, was an Irish politician, revolutionary, nationalist, suffragist, socialist, and the first woman elected to the Westminster Parliament, and was elected Minister for Labour in the First DΓ‘il, becoming the first female cabinet minister in Europe. She served as a Teachta DΓ‘la for the Dublin South constituency from 1921 to 1922 and 1923 to 1927. She was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Dublin St Patrick's from 1918 to 1922.

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I have always hated war and am by nature and philosophy a pacifist, but it is the English who are forcing war on us, and the first principle of war is to kill the enemy.
Dress suitably in short skirts and sitting boots, leave your jewels and gold wands in the bank, and buy a revolver. β€” Β© Constance Markievicz
Dress suitably in short skirts and sitting boots, leave your jewels and gold wands in the bank, and buy a revolver.
But while Ireland is not free I remain a rebel, unconverted and unconvertible. There is no word strong enough for it. I am pledged as a rebel, an unconvertible rebel, to the one thing - a free and independent Republic.
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