Use of materials
The unit is built on material supplied by Fran Hegerty, Local Studies Librarian with Sligo County Library.
Unit content explained
The materials on this site may be used in part/whole on a data projector for class discussion as a teacher's style dictates. Some of the materials may also be used by groups of two or three working together at a computer. Copyright on most of the images is held by the library, and as such are limited to educational use only.
The unit provides a brief introduction to the life of Constance Markievicz. It is illustrated by a timeline.
Constance's life is then developed in more detail. Extracts from her journals and her prison letters are provided to illustrate her point of view. Photographs from her life provide further evidence of her story. Her contemporaries are quoted to establish a different viewpoint.