Dónal Ó Colmáin
Cork priest and putative author of Parliament na mBan (1703), appearing
with a preface addressed to James Cotter (1689-1720), containing commentary
on the manner in which men refuse to admit that women are human
at all but rather that they are nothing but a malum necessarium.
Brian Ó Cuív, ed., Párliament na mBan (1952);
see also comments in Declan Kiberd, Inventing Ireland: The Literature
of the Modern Nation (London: Jonathan Cape 1995), p.178.