Delia Larkin
 

 

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Delia Larkin  1878-1949

Born in Liverpool, she was a sister of Big Jim. An activist in both the Trade Union and suffragette movements, she helped to found the Irish Womens Workers Movement in 1911. During the Dublin Lock Out in 1913 she and Countess Markievicz organised the soup kitchen. She was in Liverpool during the Easter Rising. She returned again to Ireland to continue her work in the Union. She supported the founding of the Workers Union of Ireland and continued her involvement in the Union until her marriage in 1930. She is buried in Dublin.

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book