Launch of Lá na mBan project

Launch of the Lá na mBan project takes places on the 7th of June 2018 at 8 pm in Rothe House. Learn more about the project and become part of it. Bring photographs and stories of your ancestors who signed the pledge. The list of women is available online. Scanning facilities and help with the […]

Signatures of 1000 Kilkenny Women Who Opposed Conscription in 1918

The Irish nationalist women’s organisation, Cumann na mBan (CnamB), was formed in 1914, effectively a branch of the Irish Volunteers and explicitly supporting the use of arms. Despite carrying some weapons in the 1916 Rising, much of CnamB’s engagement was in intelligence gathering, procurement of rations, and as couriers, doctors or nurses. The organisation attracted […]