ANNA PARNELL: FORGOTTEN IRISH LAND REFORM AGITATOR

Anna Parnell, leader of the ‘Lady’s Land League’, was a central figure in the fight against evictions in Ireland in the second half of the 19th century. Side-lined and written out of history by the male-dominated ‘Land League’ led by her brother Charles Stewart Parnell, Anna Parnell died in anonymity. Anna Kavanagh speaks with Lucy Keaveney about her work in raising up the memory of the great Anna Parnell.
“The best part of independence: The independence of the mind’ – Anna Parnell