Prints by David Rooney
Helena Molony (1883–1967) was a grocer’s daughter from Dublin’s north city-centre market district. Active in the feminist and separatist movements, she was an Abbey Theatre actress, trade union official, secretary of the Irish Citizen Army’s women’s group, and manager of the Liberty Hall women workers’ co-operative which made uniforms and equipment in preparation for the Easter rising. She served in the ICA City Hall garrison that surrendered on the evening of Easter Monday, and was interned in England till December 1916.
- The portrait is lithograph printed onto 500x 500mm (image area 280x270mm) cuts of uncoated Munken Lynx rough paper (170 g/m2), signed and numbered by David Rooney and limited to just 100 pressings.
- Prints conveniently fit Ikea ‘RIBBA’ frames.
Illustrator David Rooney’s artwork features in publications by The Folio Society, London, and in cultural centres such as the Titanic Experience, Belfast, King John’s Castle, Limerick; and the Stonehenge visitor centre.
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