Clarke, Sarah 1919-2002 (Sister Sarah Clarke)
CLARKE, Sarah 1919-2002 (Sister Sarah Clarke)
Born 1919, in Eyrecourt, County Galway, Ireland; died February 5, 2002, in London, England. Education: Attended Chelsea School of Art, c. 1969, and University of Reading. Religion: Roman Catholic.
Teacher and civil rights activist. Roman Catholic nun of order of La Sainte Union, County Kildare, Ireland, c. 1937-85; laicized, 1985. Worked as headmistress of a girls' school in Athlone, Ireland.
Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (member of executive committee).
Pro Ecclesia et Ponficate from the Roman Catholic Pope, 2001.
(Under name Sister Sarah Clarke) No Faith in the System: A Search for Justice (autobiography), Mercier Press (Cork, Ireland), 1995.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Guardian, February 14, 1995, Melanie McFadyean "Without Consent," p. 2.
New Statesman, March 7, 1997, Bruce Kent, review of No Faith in the System: A Search for Justice, p. 48.
Times (London, England), February 12, 2002, p. 35.
Independent, February 6, 2002, obituary by Melanie McFadyean, p. S6.
Irish Democrat Online,http://www.irishdemocrat.co.uk/ (May 30, 2002).*