De Valera excluded women from politics and relegated them to domestic sphere
- Sonja Tiernan
- The Irish Times
Sinn Féin were arguably the biggest victors of the 1918 British general election. Their triumph included the election of Constance Markievicz, the first elected female MP.
On her release from prison, Markievicz returned to Ireland and to her first sitting at the Dáil. She was nominated minister for labour, making her the…