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. more »
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''My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done.''Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947), Irish politician and activist. The Price of My Soul, ch. 13 (1969). The fiery young activist had just been elected to...