Madge McConville Interview

Madge McConville Interview

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Madge McConville was born on the 12th of June 1922 on Cyprus Street. Madge talks about joining the CummannaCailíní when she was only eleven years old, and at sixteen she joined the CummannamBan. Madge talks about her memories of the 40's campaign. She remember going to Bodenstown and Dublin and having battles with the guards. Madge remembers her brother being arrested and interned 1938. She talks about her own arrest and imprisonment in 1942 after an IRA operation in which a policeman was killed. She speaks of the subsequent execution of her comrade Tom Williams. Madge died in 2009.