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Ellen Gordon (c.1899 - ):
Trade unionist


Ellen Gordon was a doffing mistress in Owen O'Cork's Mill in Belfast. She was employed, along with Winifred Carney and Marie Johnson, by James Connolly, to help organise the Irish Textile Workers' Union. She was a fine orator and was popular among the mill girls. She campaigned for the Dublin workers during the 1913 lock-out and collected money to be sent to the workers' families. Winifred Carney, James Grimley, Cathal O'Shannon and Ellen Gordon became known as the 'Don't Give A Damn' League. In 1915 she married James Grimley. She was an active member of Cumann na mBan and supported the Labour Party. She had a second-hand furniture shop off the Newtownards Road, but left to live in Dublin after sectarian troubles in 1935.


Born: c.1899
Died:
Kate Newmann