1894 – Birth of Bridget Dirrane née Gillan, ‘The Woman of Aran’.

Bridget Dirrane was the oldest native of Ireland’s Aran Islands and the second oldest person in Ireland. Éamon de Valera was the Irish political leader she most admired, but in a life touchin…

Source: 1894 – Birth of Bridget Dirrane née Gillan, ‘The Woman of Aran’.

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