Published on Wednesday2ndApril2014
Commemoration of the Centenary of Cumann na mBan in Glasnevin Cemetery
The ceremony at Glasnevin Cemetery
Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan today attended a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the foundation of Cumann na mBan. The Minister laid a wreath at the grave of prominent Cumann na mBan member, Elizabeth O’Farrell.
The Minister laid a wreath at the grave of Elizabeth O' Farrell and Julia Grenan, both founding members of Cumann na mBan. They were greeted by a Captains Courtesy Guard of Honor which contained female members of the Irish Defence Forces. Minister Deenihan at the commemoration ceremony todayFor more information on Cumann na mBan centenary events taking place this week read the full press release here.