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Woods, Molly Flannery (1875-1952)



  • Existence: 1875 - 1952

Biographical Note

Mary Flannery Woods was born in 1875. She began writing for various publications as early as 1900. During the Irish Civil War, she was involved in the activities of Cumann na mban, the woman's branch of the Irish Volunteer Force, later the Irish Republican Army. She married fellow Irish nationalist Andrew Woods. Her home was a known arms and ammunitions depot for certain units of the Irish Republican Army.

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Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Molly Flannery Woods papers


The collection documents the political and personal activities of Irish journalist and nationalist Molly Flannery Woods. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, and scrapbooks. Much of the material relates to Irish nationalism in the early twentieth-century and Woods' time with Cumann na mBan.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1897-1952; Majority of material found within 1918-1952