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Ireland's Misfortune, the turbulent life of…

Ireland's Misfortune, the turbulent life of Kitty O'Shea

by Elisabeth Kehoe

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At the end of the nineteenth century, Charles Stewart Parnell, MP, was the only man who both the English government and Irish radicals believed could secure Home Rule for Ireland. But when Parnell met and fell in love with 'Kitty' O'Shea, a married woman, the course of Ireland's history was radically changed. It also triggered the most notorious scandal of the Victorian era. This evocative biography recreates the boisterous character and courageous actions of a vastly underestimated woman.… (more)

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