What did Cumann na mBan do in the War of Independence? By rte.ie/history

Many Ballinrobe Women participated.


Women carried weapons, served as couriers and risked their lives for their cause.

But as Helene O'Keeffe explains, the extraordinary work of Cumann na mBan in the War of Independence wasn't appreciated for a long time. Find out more about Cumann na mBan and the War of Independence at RTE History https://www.rte.ie/history/the-ban/

Also read about our local woman: Tess May who was Captain of the local Cumann na mBan written by Joanne Hynes


This page was added by Averil Staunton on 27/05/2020.