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Irish Country Women's Association annual General Meeting at Mansion House.17/04/1958..The Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA) is the largest women's organisation in Ireland, with over 15,000 members. Founded in 1910, it exists to prove social and educational opportunities for women and to improve the standard of rural and urban life in Ireland. Its central office is in Dublin..Two of its former presidents, Kit Ahern and Peggy Farrell, were nominated by the Taoiseach to serve in Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament). A third, Patsy Lawlor was elected to the Cultural and Educational Panel in 1981..The organisation has been campaigning for "fair play" for women who receive wrong cancer diagnosis, and in December 2007 it organised a meeting in Dublin of 1,100 women, one of a series of such meetings around Ireland.

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Irish Country Women's Association annual General Meeting at Mansion House.17/04/1958..The Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA) is the largest women's organisation in Ireland, with over 15,000 members. Founded in 1910, it exists to prove social and educational opportunities for women and to improve the standard of rural and urban life in Ireland. Its central office is in Dublin..Two of its former presidents, Kit Ahern and Peggy Farrell, were nominated by the Taoiseach to serve in Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament). A third, Patsy Lawlor was elected to the Cultural and Educational Panel in 1981..The organisation has been campaigning for "fair play" for women who receive wrong cancer diagnosis, and in December 2007 it organised a meeting in Dublin of 1,100 women, one of a series of such meetings around Ireland.