Cumann na mBan and the Women of Skerries

Paper 315

Lecture – 2016

Author – Synnott, Marie Bashford

Report by: Oona Roycroft

An outline of the history of Cumann na mBan from its foundation in 1914. Active, in every way, alongside the National Volunteers throughout War of Independence and Civil War.   Fingal District – Skerries Branch 1921 and 1922. Growth of the Skerries branch. Local lists. Plight  of the Cumann’s members after the Treaty.