Her mother, born Ellen Sarah Fitzgibbon
, was probably the niece of Gerald Fitzgibbon
, Master of Chancery in Ireland. Ellen's family was originally from County Limerick—but had settled in Dublin before her lifetime—and...
became involved with various political scenes through her family members and friends. The Fitzgibbon half of her family were conservative Unionists, and she was influenced by her maternal great-uncle Gerald Fitzgibbon
's essay collection...