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  1. Josephine Hayden March 26, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    Think this is a photograph of Molly Gill

    Mary (Mollie) Gill, Murphystown, Dundrum.
    From Sinead McCoole: (http://www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/mollie-gill-1891-1977-a-woman-of-ireland/)
    Mollie was born in 1891, the daughter of a shoemaker. She was a member of Inghinidhe na hÉireann and an early member of Cumann na mBan. Mollie was a printer with the Dún Emer Industries from 1908 and that year joined the Yeats sisters when they set up the Cuala Industries. She worked as a printer from 1908 until 1969, the longest serving employee of that celebrated press. Documents were captured in her home, in Murphystown in March 1923 including material on the Irish Republican Prisoners’ Dependents’ Fund and material relating to Cumann na mBan in south Dublin. She was arrested on 20 July 1923 at her place of work along with Essie Ryan. She was imprisoned for a number of weeks. Mollie was the first President of Cumann Camógaíochta na nGael from 1923-1941.

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