Doing My Bit for Ireland: A first-hand account of the Easter Rising

Luath Press
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Easter Rising centenary

Coatbridge's very own Margaret Skinnider, schoolteacher, suffragette, sniper wounded at the Easter Rising this is her story in her own words. This is a Hardback book.

Doing my Bit for Ireland is Margaret Skinnider's autobiography, focusing mostly on the time period shortly before and after the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. In it, she details her activities and motivations, along with her observations of the quality and nature of Irish life under English rule. This is a detailed, colourful account of a complex and highly controversial series of events, provided by an eyewitness to and participant in this vital part of Ireland's history.