Cumann na mBan

Cumann na mBan is an Irish republican women's paramilitary organisation formed in 1914 as an auxiliary of the Irish Volunteers. When the Military Council finalised arrangements for the Easter Uprising, it integrated Cumann na mBan into the ‘Army of the Irish Republic’. By nightfall of the first day of rebellion, Cumann na mBan insurgents were established in all of the major rebel strongholds throughout the city.VideoVideo:Short clip of Máire Drumm talking about ending of 'special category' status (22 November 1919 -- 28 October 1976) vice president of Sinn Féin and a  commander in Cumann na mBan. She was assassinated by loyalists while recovering in  Belfast's Mater Hospital 1976)Video: Historical Context of Cumann na mBan.

Cumann na mBan, also known as ' League of Women ', Irish Women's Council, Ard Chraobh is an inactive group formed c. 1914.
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