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Mary Galway

Mary GalwayMary Galway, 1864-1928, pioneer women trade unoinist and champion of Ireland's linen workers, was born in Moira, Co. Down.

She was Secretary of the Textiel Operatives' Society of Ireland, 1897-1928; the first women on the Irish Trade Union Congress National Executive from 1907; and became its first women Vice-Pressident in 1910.