Cumann na mBan split after Treaty vote 1922

#OnThisDay 1922 Cumann na mBan held a convention & voted 419 against to 63 for the Treaty. Countess Markievicz was elected President & the pro-Treaty members were asked to resign. They formed their own group called Cumann na Saoirse led by Jennie Wyse Power.

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Cumann na mBan split 1923

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