Louie Bennett

Standard Name: Bennett, Louie

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21 August 1911
The Irish Women's Suffrage Federation was founded by Louie Bennett and Helen Chenevix to link smaller suffrage organisations operating across Ireland.
1 June 1912
Women suffragists, nationalists and trades unionists held a mass meeting in Dublin to insist that female suffrage be included in the Home Rule Bill; their demands were ignored by the Irish Parliamentary Party .
1913
The Irish Women's Reform League was established in Dublin by Louie Bennett , and affiliated to the Irish Women's Suffrage Federation .
After 26 April 1916
Louie Bennett became editor of the Irish Citizen after Francis Sheehy Skeffington was murdered during the Easter Rising.