St Johnston and Carrigans Donegal



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Taughboyne Guild Irish CountryWoman's Association 1958

Back row left to right: F Kane, K Devenney, Mary Callaghan, P Kane, K Crawford, P Mc Gee, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mrs Stevenson, unknown, unknown,Mrs McKinney, Mrs Mooney, Second Row K Holmes, unknown, unknown, Mrs Holmes, Mrs Rodgers, Mrs Devenney, Mrs McAnaney, Mrs Ross, A McAnaney, C McAnaney, Mrs Peoples, Mrs McKean, Mrs McKean, unknown, Mrs Lynch, Mrs Donnell, Mrs Gallagher, Mrs Roulston, Mrs Roulston, Mrs Gillespie, Front Row Mrs Crawford, unknown, unknown, Mrs Hunter, Mrs Hunter, B Holmes, Mrs Fennell, Mrs Baird, Mrs Alexander, Mrs Wilkin, Mrs Hastings, unknown, C McLaughlin. This photograph was taken outside Milford Mills in 1958.

Mrs Ann Robertson on the right was the Vice-Chairperson of the Derry Branch of Save the Children Fund. Taughboyne ICA and Monreagh National School is shown as giving her gifts of knitted woollen blankets and jumpers to be used to help raise funds for the Third World.  From left, Mrs Mary Donnell, Carrigans, and Mrs Rebecca Wilkin, Adeline Wilkin of Monreagh NS, and Mrs Rena McClean (nee McConnell) are shown.  Rena was the president of Taughboyne ICA and was a contestant on Housewife of the Year hosted by Gay Byrne and sponsored by Calor Gas.  Mary Donnell and Rebecca Wilkin were the longest serving members of the the Taughboyne Guild.  

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