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Ration Book
Leabhar Ciondala Generalta

Kiltimagh Railway Museum, County Mayo

Pink covered book, 51/2" x 4," No. 1394, with Official Crest and inscription, 'Diolta go hOifigiuil, Official Paid,' and Harp on front. Title, 'Leabhar Ciondala Generalta, General Ration Book, 1948,' on front, and name of person to whom issued: Michael Glynn, Canbrack, Kiltimagh. Ration coupons on internal pages.

Rationing of food and clothing was introduced in Ireland during WW2 and continued for some years afterwards. Coupons enabled purchase of stipulated amount of either groceries or clothing.

Used by Glynn family, Kiltimagh.

Opening Hours

Daily 2pm - 6pm June to September

Come and share our experience for yourselves. You will be most welcome.

Kiltimagh Railway Museum
County Mayo

Tel: + 353 (0) 94 938 1132


  • Parish History, Kiltimagh, Our Life and Times, by Peter Sobolewski & Betty Solan. Price £15 (plus postage)
  • Sean Lavan, produced in conjunction with Kiltimagh GAA: Price £3 (plus postage)

| Kiltimagh Museum | Railway History |
| Raftery | Mike Hogarty | Father Denis O'Hara | Gene Tunney | Sean Lavan |

Items of interest to be viewed at Kiltimagh Railway Museum
| Abacus Ball-frame | Apron | Barber's Pole and Chair | Bedspread or Quilt | Bicycle Permit | Clay Pipe | Copying Press | Cosmetics | Doll | Farming Implements | Gas Lamp | Gas Meter | Gold medal | Life Jacket | Model Locomotive | Locked draws | Glass Case | Olympic Crest 1924 | Police hat and badge | Pottery Hot Water Bottle | Ration Book | Replicas of Boston Famine Memorial | Scales | Scales for eggs | School Clock | Sculpture of the Station Master | Sketch of Raftery | Staff Key | Sundial | Sword | Wooden Trap | Wooden Cradle |