Nora Connolly O'Brien ( - 1981):
Political organiser and writer
Nora Connolly O'Brien formed around she and her sister, Ina, a young republican party in Belfast. She was principal organiser of the Belfast section of Inghinidhe, a branch of Cumann na mBan. In her book We Shall Rise Again she discusses the Easter Rising of 1916 and her father, James Connolly's role in it. She went to America as a propagandist and in 1923 was Acting Paymaster General in Ireland. She also published Memoirs of a Rebel Father and she was a Senator in the Dail.