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.