Posted by Therese Ruane on April 08, 2012 at 22:39:58:
In Reply to: Dr. Kathleen Lynn documentary posted by Ted on April 07, 2012 at 14:28:37:
Kathleen Lynn was a phenomenal woman, a patriot, and true visionary, an unsung hero who has not been given the place in history she deserves. A social activist, a suffragist, a republican, patriot,a Sinn Féin TD, leader in the Easter Rising ... it was in the medical field that she is renowned; playing a key role in the eradication of TB, founder of St. Ultan's, the first children's hospital, she gave everything to eradicating the poverty of children and women in tenement Dublin. I have called for the National Children's Hosptial to be named after her when it is built. It's time this exceptional Mayo woman was acknowledged ...
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