The Pauline Henley Archive will be auctioned by Hegarty’s auction house in Bandon.

Hegarty’s auction house in Bandon, Co Cork is hosting the sale of a collection of Irish historical importance. The Pauline Henley Archive online (...)

This set of four medals awarded to Bridget Connolly, of Cumann na mBan, who served in the GPO during the 1916 Rising, made $7,250  at Spink Auctioneers in New York

Results Thursday, January 28th: Spink Auctioneers, New York. “Liberty Collection” of medals, historical documents, uniforms and other artefacts relat(...)

Cumann na mBan protest outside Mountjoy Prison during the Irish War of Independence. Photograph: WD Hogan /courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

‘If you want to walk round Ireland, or any other country, dress suitably in short skirts and strong boots . . . and buy a revolver.” – Countess Consta(...)

Margaret Skinnider: one of over 200 members of Cumann na mBan whose applications are contained in the archive.

A woman shot and injured while in command of five men during Easter Week 1916 was refused a pension because the law was “applicable to soldiers as gen(...)