Maud Gonne

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Noun1.Maud Gonne - Irish patriot and a founder of the Sinn Fein (1865-1953)Maud Gonne - Irish patriot and a founder of the Sinn Fein (1865-1953)
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Also the grave of Maud Gonne MacBride, the wife of executed republican John MacBride, is located near the final resting place of Jim Larkin.
When the captured John MacBride encountered a group of women being marched to Kilmainham jail, he told them, "You'll be all right, you'll be out tomorrow." When Rose McNamara asked how the men were likely to fare, he replied with equal conviction, "Ah no, we won't be out, we'll be shot." MacBride was the estranged husband of Maud Gonne MacBride, the upper-class English beauty who, in 1900, had founded Inghinidhe na hEireann (Daughters of Ireland), a group describing itself as "a mixture of guns and chiffon." In 1915 Countess Constance Markievicz advised, "leave your jewels ...