Proclamation no conscription:
we the members of the Ballaghaderreen Cuman [Cumann] na mBan hereby proclaim that we will not conscript any person who does not wish to come voluntary to our monster aerideacht consisting of choral recitals, Irish songs, dances and recitations, to be held in Sports Field, Ballaghderreen on Sunday June 23rd inst. at which Countess Plunkett and other prominent speakers who have kindly consented to attend will deliver short addresses.
|Main Creator:||Cumann na mBan|
Poster publicising a Cumann na mBan anti-conscription "Aerideacht" ["Gathering"] at which there were several speakers and a sports programme, such as a tug-of-war, high jump and an old age pensioners' race, with "...proceeds in aid of the local Cumamn [Cumann] na mBan". Letterpress poster, black type on buff paper. At foot of poster: "A Dhia Saor Eire".
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[Castlerea: Cumann na mBan; 1918]
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly held at call number POL/1910-20/33
Featured in the National Library of Ireland's "From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919" exhibition at the National Photographic Archive, Dublin, 2018-2019.
Physical description: 1 broadside; 56.9 x 44 cm.
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