Blomfield, Sara Louisa , Lady (1859–1939), Bahá'í pioneer and humanitarian, was born in Knockanevin,
Borrisoleigh, near Thurles, Co. Tipperary, the
daughter of Matthew (Matthias) John Ryan and his wife Emily (née Crowe). Religious
tension between her catholic father and anglo-…...
Cuffe, Ellen Odette
(1857–1933), countess of Desart , philanthropist, and senator, was born 1 September 1857 in London into a Jewish family, eldest daughter of Henri Louis Bischoffsheim (1829–1908), millionaire banker, and Clarisse Bischoffsheim (née Biedermann), and educated…...
Feldman, Elaine (1916–2006), public
figure and founder of a secondary school for the Jewish community, was born on
31 March 1916 at 19 Kenilworth
Park, Harold's Cross, Dublin, the second child of
Maurice Freeman and his wife Ada
(née Price). Maurice Freeman had come to Ireland from…...