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Waterford Members of Cumann na mBan 1916-1923

Waterford's Revolutionary Women 1916-1922

32. Waterford Members of Cumann na mBan 1916-1923
Officers: 1918
Mary Kerfoot
Francess (Fanny) Lincoln
Bridie Pigott

Mary O'Gorman
Miss K Donovon, Dromore, Villierstown
May Collender nee O'Keeffe+
Mrs Nora O' Keeffe nee Walsh
Maggie Lincoln
Dommie McGrath
The Mansfield Sisters (shop owners in Lower Main Street)
The Morrissey Sisters
Peg McCarthy
Johanna Johnston (Business owner in the town)
Josie Flynn nee O'Donoughue.
Alice Kiely nee O'Donoughue
Mary Walsh nee O'Donoughue, Melleray Gates.
Miss Kennedy, Barrack Street, Cappoquin
Mary O'Brien
Mary Johnson
Sargent family, Main St. (Motor dealers)
Miss Donovon, Dromore, Villierstown, Cappoquin

Miss May Bennett, Lismore, Ballysagart
Miss L. Whelan, Ballysagart Bog, Lismore

Ms Tobin
Catherine Walsh

In 1918, 68-100 members (RIC report)
Mary (Minnie) Maher
Cait Fraher
Miss Katherine Greaney, 7 St Thomas Street
Mrs Catherine Burke nee Hanley, Glendine Dungarvan
Miss Nora Dunne
Mary Ormonde
Lizzie McCarthy (National Organiser)
Miss Bridget Lynch
Annie Wiley
Annie Edwards
Síle Heneghan
Miss Nora Mulcahy, Abbeyview, Dungarvan

Nora Mcgrath
A Grady, Sleady

K. Fennell, Tournaneena

Cristina Power, Colligan

Ballymacarbry/Nire Valley
Johannna Geary (Guiry) (born Ballybrien Ballymacarbry War of Independence 1905, received pension and medal married John Connolly also volunteer, was seamstress.)
Katie Ryan, Ballymacarbry
Bridget Condon (served time in Kilmaninan jail. Councillor M Ryan's Gran-aunt)
Sisters from Knocklisheen,
Mary Ryan, Knocklisheen,
Annie Ryan Knocklisheen,
Ellie Ryan (Miss Ellie the Yank - source Michael Desmond)
Bridget Ormond (Mrs Desmond - Michael Desmond's Grandmother)
Ormond sisters (involved not confirmed Cumann na mBan)
Nan Ormond (Mrs Hourigan - David Hourigan's Mother)
Nell Ormond (Mrs Con Butler)
Julia Ormond, Graignagower (Mrs Mike Butler)
Eileen Phelan nee Hallinan
Josie Phelan (Mrs Murray)
Lil Phelan (Mrs Barron)
Hanora O'Gorman (Hanora's Cottage)
Mary Fahey, The Nire
Mary Wall (nee Whelan), Glenanore/ Tooreen
Brazils, Lyre East
Mary Hickey, Shanballyanne
Longs, Knocknaree
Morrissey, Knockavainne

Miss Molly Tack, Fairbrook, Kilmeadan
Miss Mrs Bridget McCarthy, Kilmeadan (Cork 2nd Battalion/Blackrock)
Mary Hassett, Kilclooney House, Kilmeadan

Marian O'Sullivan, Ballyduff

Mrs Quin, Kilmacthomas
Miss Mary K Dunphy, Lusahane, Kilmac
Miss Stella Power, Kilmacthmoas
Marcella Keating
Margaret Mary Keating
Bridget Keating
Lena Keating
Katie Cullinane
Mary Cullinane
Hannah Imelda Cullinane
Bridget Cullinane
Mother Mary Cullinane snr

Ms Mallon
Miss F Mills, Main Street, Tramore
Bridgid Ni Cabba, Tramore

Waterford City
President: Mrs M Butler, 23 Mamma Road, Dublin
Capt/Sec: Miss Kathleen Walsh 11 Georges Street, Waterford City
Treasurer: Mrs Forrestal, Tramore
Marian Fraher, Waterford
Mrs Nan Power, Callyhane, Dunmore road
Mrs Marie De Butler, Waterford / Mary Butler, 2 South Parade, Waterford
Miss Power, 1 Cellar Street, Ferrybank
Maura New
Teresa Deevy
Rosamond Jacob
Kathleen Murphy (owner of GHQ City - Private hotel and restaurant)
Miss Stafford (prominent in Sinn Fein)
Mrs O'Reilly, Parnell Street (Shop owner)
Mrs Roache, Parnell Street.

Miss N. Durney, Crawn, Kilmacow
M. Walsh, Brickey

Lizzie Foley
Lizzie Grady-Prendergast
Anastasia Keating
Jane Barron, Upper Curragh, Ardmore (Vice OC)
Bridie Troy, Upper Curragh, Ardmore
Molly Flynn, Chapel Row, Ardmore
Miss Nora Kiley, Monea, Ardmore
Nora  O'Shea, Piltown P.O.
Bridie O'Shea, Piltown P.O.

Ring/Old Parish
Annie Mooney
Cait Ne Fallannde, Colaiste Na Rinne
Peg O'Regan nee Terry, Ballinagoul 1905-1995, Shanakill
Mamie Mary Terry, Ballinagoul,
Mary Ryan N.T., Colaiste na Rine (From Kilkenny. Stayed at Anthonys House, Shancloone) 
Bridget O'Donnell 1871-1959
Miss Clancy, Kate, Island, Stranbally (National Teacher Ballymacart 30/9/1910 Colaiste na Rinne)
Mary Ann Lenane, 1887-1972, Mweelnahoma (Supervisor in Ring College 1918)
Alice Carey-Connor 1896-1981, Ballinagoul (sister of John & Nick author of song: Baile na nGall)
Margaret Walsh, 1891-1977,
Hannah Jenning (Supervisor at Colaiste na Rinne)
Kathleen Brugha nee Kingston (wife of Cathal Brugha, stayed at old Barracks, Shanakill)
Helen Whelan, 1892-1971
Nonie Walsh, 1903-1971, Ballinagoul (sister of Jackie Walsh imprisoned in MountJoy for 2 years. N. Graves reference, 2014)
Miss Tobin, Old Parish
Madge Mansfield
Annie Mansfield, Crobally
Ita Mansfield, Crobally

Margaret Cullinane
Mary Ann Cullinane
Maeve Foley
Mamie Donovan

Kathleen O'Brien
Miss Geary Moorehill,

Birdie Hanley
Mary Dunlea Power
Bridie Morrissey, Ballinaskeha, Dungarvan
Aggie Morrissey

Gertrude Kelly (Founded first American Cumann na mBan in New York 1914.)

Miss M Burke, Clashmore
Miss Joe Ronayne, Coolbag Clashmore

A Ni Cetrol, Church Street, Baltimore

Miss B Allen, Crough, Dunhill

Compiled by E .Cantwell and C. O'Connor-Knight, 2014 (updated February 2016)

Author: Chrissy O'Connor Knight & Eddie Cantwell

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