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"Cummann na mBan Pin Badge"

Date
c. 1915
Technique
Manufactured
Dimensions
Length: 0.064cm
Width: 0.019cm
Caption
This badge represents the Irish republican women’s parliamentary organisation, established on 2 April 1914 in Dublin. It acted as an auxiliary arm of the Irish Volunteers. The principal aims of the organisation were to advance the cause of Irish liberty and to organise Irish women in the furtherance of this object, to assist in arming and equipping a body of Irish men for the defence of Ireland and to form a fund for these purposes, to be called The Defence of Ireland Fund.
Credit
Purchase supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund
Object number
FCM_2012_065