Cumann na mBan members played a crucial role in presenting, together with the Volunteers, a united Irish opposition to English rule in Ireland.
They also placed, for a time at least, equality for women on the political agenda and demonstrated that women could be as politically active and capable as men.
Written by Cal McCarthy
Published by The Collins Press
Published here 10 Mar 2021 and originally published 2007
Here are various other noteworthy publications worth reading on the history of A… Here some recent records:
Book: In Their Own Words
Book: The Fields of Athenry