Maud Gonne Biography for Children

There is a new online biography of Maud Gonne for children, created by Sophie Harkin for

Unfortunately, a few of the details are wrong — Maud founded “L’Irelande Libre” in the 1890s, not 1910s, and she never won a Nobel peace prize (that went to her son, Seán, for his work in co-founding Amnesty International). But it is a great compilation of her political work, and great to see her recognized in her own right for her own work, rather than just as muse to the great poet.

Maud Gonne Biography for Kids:

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