Mná Acla (Women of Achill)

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Published in 2019 to celebrate the construction of the Mná Acla commemorative plaque on Achill Island, this 16 page booklet looks back at the experiences of Achill women over the past 100 years.

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16 page booklet featuring old photographs and stories of the women of Achill. Published in 2019 to celebrate the construction of the Mná Acla commemorative plaque on Achill Island.

Topics covered include:

  • Mary Lavelle Masterson (1888-1973)
  • Achill Men
  • England Saved Us
  • The Work
  • Self-Sufficiency and Recycling
  • Kathleen Kilbane
  • Summer Holidays at ‘Home’
  • Nancy Corrigan
  • Tattie Hoking Tragedies
  • Paul Henry – ‘The Turf Gatherer’
  • War Evacuee