Maud Gonne Maud Gonne MacBride Irish Maud Nic Ghoinn Bean Mac Giolla Bhrghde, December April was an English born Irish revolutionary, suffragette and actress Of Anglo Irish descent, she was won over to Irish nationalism by the plight of evicted people in the Land Wars.She also actively agitated for Home Rule Famous Irish Lives Maud Gonne MacBride MAUD GONNE MacBRIDE REVOLUTIONARY Maud Gonne was born near Aldershot, in England, probably on December Her mother died in and, when her army officer father was posted to Dublin Castle in , she acted as his hostess. Maud Gonne Sen MacBride Irish Paris The Gonne MacBride s French connection did not end there Maud Gonne s son went back to Paris, via Boulogne sur Mer, in , on a mission to obtain arms on behalf of the IRA. Ireland s heroine who had sex in her baby s tomb BBC News Maud Gonne was English by birth Her father, Thomas, was a captain in the British army, and during part of her childhood the family lived in Ireland. WB Yeats and Maud Gonne love story Ireland Calling Gonne was the inspiration for much of Yeats poetry over the next few years and she starred in Cathleen Ni Houlihan , a play he had written. Book Review Unlikely Rebels The Gifford Girls and the Unlikely Rebels, The Gifford Girls and the Fight for Irish Freedom By Anne Clare, Mercier, Reviewer Mairead Carew Unlikely Rebels The Gifford Girls and the Fight for Irish Freedom is a well written account of the role which the Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel, Nellie,Ada, Kate and Sydney were to play in and the struggle for independence. W B Yeats In , Yeats met Maud Gonne, a year old English heiress and ardent Irish Nationalist She was eighteen months younger than Yeats and later claimed she met the poet as a paint stained art student. Ezra Pound Poetry Foundation Of all the major literary figures in the twentieth century, Ezra Pound has been one of the most controversial he has also been one of modern poetry s most important contributors In an introduction to the Literary Essays of Ezra Pound, T S Eliot declared that Pound Clew Bay Heritage Centre, The Quay, Westport, County Mayo Clew Bay Heritage Centre The Quay, Westport, County Mayo Clare Island across Clew Bay Introduction Situated in a th century building, the Clew Bay Heritage Centre, traces the history of the planned town of Westport and the Clew Bay area from pre Christian times to the present. Home The Bureau of Military History Welcome Welcome to the home page of the Bureau of Military History BMH Collection at Military Archives This is a joint initative of Military Archives and the National Archives and allows you to search throughout the BMH free of charge to help you in your research.