Cumann na mBan

Decade of Centenaries Book by Jimmy Laffey & Marie Mannion.

Jimmy Laffey.

Cumann na mBan – County Galway Dimensions.

This publication Cumann na mBan: County Galway Dimensions was an action of Galway County Council’s Commemorative Strategy for the County of Galway: Decade of Commemorations 2013-2023 and is also one of over 150 initiatives that were undertaken or directly supported by the Council as part of the 1916-2016 Centenary Programme for the County of Galway.

This publication tells the story of Cumann na mBan in a very simple manner. It gives a brief outline of the history of the organisation, followed by a selection of extracts as reported in the local newspapers, as well as sample accounts of some Cumann na mBan members. It also contains recollections and witness statements and pension records from the Bureau of Military History Archives. To accompany the publication, a commemorative CD was commissioned by Galway County Council featuring Joseph Forde singing the The Soldiers of Cumann na mBan, with the aim of making the song available to a new

He we offer you the opportunity to read the publication by continuing to scroll down on this screen or alternatively you may download the entire pdf to your own device by clicking in the red link below.

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