CollectionIrish Countrywomen's Association
ReferenceBox 1
DescriptionRecords of the Irish Countrywomen's Association date from 1911. Many of these early records have not as yet been catalogued. There are approximately 700 boxes of material for the entire collection.

B1/ 1 February 1982 - March 1985 President's Addresses. Material relating to addresses given by ICA President's. Includes 'Sticks and Stones', address to Council Meeting in Enniscorthy (13 Mar 1985 ); 'Cead Mile Failte', address to Council Meeting in Killarney (Nov 1984); Mrs Mamo McDonald's address at AGM in RDS, Dublin(15 April 1982); 'Women in a Consumer Society', address to Autumn Council Meeting (23 September 1982); 'Working for Change', address at AGM in Arklow (7 April 1983); 'Making the most of what we've got', address to Winter Council Meeting in Cork (19 February 1983); 'Women in a Man's World', by Mrs McDonald to Winter Council Meeting in Monaghan (8 October 1983); 'Three Years On', by President Mrs Camilla Hannon at Winter Council Meeting in White's Hotel, Wexford (6 February 1982).

B1/ 2 March 1982 President's Receptions. Material relating to ICA Presidents receptions. Includes newspaper cutting from Farmer's Monthly, August 1982) regarding Camilla Hannon's appointment to the Seanad, and following dispute within the ICA; blank invitations, list of invitees, acceptance letters, non-acceptance letters, etc. from Central Office (11 Mar 1982). c86 pages.

B1/ 3 April 1979-March 1982 Camilla Hannon. Material relating to general correspondence with Central Office. Also includes invitations, acceptance letters, regrets, itineraries, schedules, travel arrangements, Christmas card list 1977. c203 pages.

B1/ 4 December 1975-April 1986 President's Invitation List. Material relating to various presidents receptions. Includes invitation lists, Christmas card lists, President's dinner reception, acceptances/regrets. c153 pages.

B1/ 5 December 1981-June 1985 Mrs Mamo McDonald. Material relating to Mrs McDonald's time as president (1982-1985). Includes general correspondence with Central Office; invitations, reception lists, telegrams on election, Christmas card list; Irish submission for International Symposium; Address by Ambassador Shlomo Argov, on Middle East; 10 photographs of Mrs Mamo McDonald. c250 pages.
AccessBy prior appointment.
Date1982-1985; 1911; 1975; 1977; 1979; 1981; 1986
Repository NameNational Library of Ireland
AddressNational Library of Ireland Department of Manuscripts 2-3 Kildare Street Dublin 2
EircodeD02 TR76
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