Bernadette Devlin McAliskey

Bernadette Devlin McAliskey

Josephine Bernadette Devlin McAliskey (born 23 April 1947, in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland), usually known as Bernadette Devlin or Bernadette McAliskey, is an Irish socialist and republican political activist. She served as a Member of Parliament at Westminster from 1969 to 1974 for the Mid Ulster constituency.

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... She married Michael McAliskey on 23 April 1973, which was her 26th birthday ... In 1969 Director/producer John Goldschmidt made the documentary film 'Bernadette Devlin' for ATV, which was shown on ITV and on CBS's 60 Minutes and ... Another documentary, 'Bernadette Notes on a Political Journey', directed by Leila Doolan, was released in 2011 ...

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    ... in Northern Ireland, if you don’t have basic Christianity, rather than merely religion, all you get out of the experience of living is bitterness.
    Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947)

    To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
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    There are no illegitimate children, only illegitimate parents—if the term is to be used at all.
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    I went to a very militantly Republican grammar school and, under its influence, began to revolt against the Establishment, on the simple rule of thumb, highly satisfying to a ten-year-old, that Irish equals good, English equals bad.
    —Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947)