The Irish Citizen

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The Irish Citizen
TypePolitical Newspaper
PublisherIrish Women's Franchise League
Founded1912
LanguageEnglish
Ceased publication1920

The Irish Citizen was founded in 1912 as the newspaper by the Irish Women's Franchise League. Francis Sheehy-Skeffington the writer, pacifist and suffragist was one of the founders, and also co-edited the publication with James H. Cousins,[1] their wives were members of the IWFL. Other contributors included Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, the cartoonist Ernest Kavanagh, Margaret Connery, Marion Duggan, Marie Johnson, Cissie Cahalan, Louie Bennett, Elizabeth McCracken (LAM Priestley) and Mary Bourke-Dowling and Lillian Metge. The paper ceased publication in 1920.

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  1. ^ 'The "Irish Citizen", 1912-1920' by Louise Ryan, Saothar, Vol. 17 (1992), pp. 105-111