In 1920 Cumann na mBan had fourteen active branches in Scotland. They performed a vital role in storing and transporting arms and munitions to Ireland, in the lead up to the 1916 Rising and throughout the Tan and Civil Wars. The historian Stephen Coyle will outline the contribution made to the struggle for freedom by these courageous women.
men who are artists love showing girls, who are so sad, so beautiful - girls crying in showers, girls with delicate bones curled into a fetal position. they want our eyeliner to run but never for our eyes to get puffy. they want our sadness but our anger isn’t pretty.
and they love us being girls - infantile, dependent on men. they love us when we’re broken so long as our pieces aren’t jagged.