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Oct 05 2018

When the Suffragettes demanded the vote at the Town Hall

1911 Votes For Women meeting to be recreated in Galway this month

CHRISTABEL PANKHURST, daughter of women's suffrage movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst and the radical socialist Richard Pankhurst, came to Galway in 1911 and spoke at the city's Town Hall at a meeting to demand that women have the right to vote.

The talk took place on October 18 of that year, and in the lead up to its centenary, a major event, entitled Suffragettes in the Town Hall: A Spirited Address on Votes for Women, takes place in the Town Hall Theatre on Monday October 8 at 8pm.

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