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RTÉ - Today with Sean O’Rourke - 100 years since women were given the vote

Posted 30/01/2018

Catriona Crowe and Prof Diarmaid Ferriter explain the suffrage movement in Ireland to mark the centenary of the passing of the Representation of the People Bill which extended the vote to women. 

Originally broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 on 29 January 2018.

Image: London School of Economics

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