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Mary Pat Kelly- How the Women of Ireland Transformed their Country, Liberated me and can Free you too!

After 50 years and 300 trips to Ireland I look at the way Irish women found their voice elected two female presidents and changed oppressive laws all without experiencing the kind of divisions we’re seeing in our country now. I’ve been inspired by my own Irish Foremothers including those of my mothers family the Foley’s who came to the US much earlier than the Kelly‘s and were instrumental in developing upstate New York, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Mary Pat Kelly is the author of Of Irish Blood, as well as the bestselling novel Galway Bay and Special Intentions. She has worked as a screenwriter for Paramount and Columbia Pictures, and as an associate producer with Good Morning America and Saturday Night Live. A graduate of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, she received her Ph.D. in English from the CUNY Graduate Center, New York. Born and raised in Chicago, she lives on New York's Upper West Side with her husband app developer Martin Sheerin from County Tyrone, Ireland.

Mart Pat Kelly
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