Monthly Archives: June 2016

Annual Meeting and Talent Show

The IAS Annual Meeting was held on June 5 at Brookhaven Country Club. The following officers were sworn in for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017: Co-Presidents Cynthia McDonald & Sheila Balagna Co-VicePresidents Kathy Moore & … Continue reading

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Cumann na mBan – Elizabeth O’Farrell

Born in Dublin in 1884, Elizabeth O’Farrell joined both the Inghinidhe na hÉireann and the Cumann na mBan.  She is recognized for her part in the surrender process of the Rising. As plans were put in place for the Easter … Continue reading

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Cumann na Mban –Margaret Skinnider

Born in Scotland to immigrant parents from Monaghan, Margaret Skinnider became involved in the women’s suffrage movement. In 1914 she joined the Glasgow branches of the Irish Volunteers and Cumann na mBan.  She became a first class shot while a … Continue reading

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