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Fianna Éireann

Today The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation marked the 106.th year of the foundation of Fianna Éireann . The private ceremonies were held by the 4.th Battalion  Fianna Éireann which has been incorporated in to the IVCO some time ago.   On Monday 16 August 1909, in the Camden Street hall, Hobson chaired a meeting ‘to form a […]

O’Donovan Rossa Commemoration Irish Volunteer Exhibition

On Saturday July 11, 2015,the Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation will be staging an Exhibition and display at Reenascreena Village, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork. The exhibition will take place at the Reenascreena National School. The exhibition will be from 2 to 6 pm. Admission is FREE ,all are welcome !! Reenscreena is the birth place of O’Donovan Rossa and we […]

German Mauser 1871 Infantry Gewehr from the Asgard

Pat O’Hagan pictured with one of the mausers from the Asgard that were landed at Howth in 1914. This and several other mausers from the Asgard will be on show in 2016 in the Ambassador Theatre,Dublin. http://irishvolunteers.org/revolution-1916-the-exhibition-ambassador-theatre/  

REVOLUTION 1916 The Exhibition Ambassador Theatre

REVOLUTION 1916 – THE EXHIBITION THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE LAUNCHES SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2016 OPENING 10AM DAILY ADULT TICKETS FROM €15 / OAP FROM €12 / UNDER 16 FROM €10 TICKETS ON SALE GOOD FRIDAY, 3 APRIL,2015 AT 9AM FROM TICKETMASTER OUTLETS AND TICKETMASTER http://www.ticketmaster.ie/Revolution-1916-The-Exhibition-tickets/artist/2108592?dcc=   Programme of 1916 Centenary Events Revolution 1916 Éirí Amach Exhibition, from February […]

INFORMATION REQUIRED IRISH VOLUNTEERS APRIL 2015

INFORMATION REQUIRED APRIL 2015 Posted on April 26, 2015 at 3:35 pm by PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR FACE BOOK PAGE AT https://www.facebook.com/groups/irishvolunteers/ james Cassidy . He was from the bone in Belfast and is pictured in this photo . ————————————————————————————– Mary J Murphy Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:45 AM To: info@irishvolunteers.org Subject: Michael McHugh […]

Information Required October 2014

I have a gran uncle michael obrien born in killeigh tullamore in 1902 approx. Michael and several siblings disappeared after 1911 census www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/King_s_Co_/Killeigh/Ballinvalley/558974/ My grandfather Mathew stayed in killeigh. He was interred in the curragh in 1921 I would like to make contact with ellen obrien to discuss further Also, how or where do I […]

Irish Volunteers Wynn’s Hotel Dublin Exhibition and Display September 28,2013

Irish Volunteers Wynn’s Hotel Dublin Exhibition and Display September 28,2013 We will be hosting an exhibition and display commemorating the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Irish Volunteers. The Irish Volunteers were instrumental in the rebellion of 1916 and in the Irish War of Independence 1919-1921. We invite all people from Ireland and overseas […]

IRA Hunger Strikers -Wormwood scrubs

By John O’Driscoll:        I added Prison numbers to the names I had on record. There were about 20 other internees in Cornwallis Infirmary which really              was a Workhouse.. The other Infirmary Hospitals used were Marylebonr -Ladbroke Grove , St James’ Wandsworth, St Mary’s Highgate,Metropolitan Hospital. More Internees wer discharged direct without medical […]

Information Required IRA members April 16,2013.

Would you please be able to tell me if it is possible to get a copy of the cert for the Oglaig na hEireann that was issued to my grandfarther Joseph Sartini Regards, John Curley ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-My grandfather, David Francis Ryder, was in the Mayo Flying Column. If there are any events involving this group, would […]

Irish War of Independece 1916 Irish Volunteers Uniform

By James langton: I held a piece of history in my hands this evening in the home of my very good friend Las Fallon. A friend of his named Daniel Fitzpatrick, of the Dublin Fire Brigade dropped by with the tunic worn by his grandfather Denis Fitzpatrick in 1916. Denis was born 17th of April […]

Twice a hero by Phil Tomkins

Twice a hero by Phil Tomkins A soldiers story written by a soldier. The true story of hardship and horror in the blood and mud as seen through the eyes of a teenage volunteer and his comrades in the forgotten conflicts of Salonika and Palestine,during the great war,fighting for the freedoms of small nations and […]

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EXHIBITION/ DISPLAY

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EXHIBITION/ DISPLAY The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation is happy to announce an exhibition,  and display on Saturday,March 23, 2013. This year 2013,marks the 100.th anniversary of the foundation of The Irish Volunteers. The event will take place at the Middle Parish Community Centre,Grattan steet,Cork city.It is centrally located ,public car parking is across the […]

Joseph Mary Plunkett

Joseph Mary Plunkett (Irish: Seosamh Máire Pluincéid, 21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916) was an Irish nationalist, poet, journalist, and a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Plunkett was born at 26 Upper Fitzwilliam Street in one of Dublin’s most affluent neighborhoods. Both his parents came from wealthy backgrounds,and his father, George Noble Plunkett, […]

New Zealanders at Trinity College Dublin Easter Week 1916

Your readers may be interested in research I am doing on the 5 New Zealand soldiers who assisted in the defence of Trinity College Dublin during Easter Week 1916. The 5 New Zealanders are listed in the 1916 Rebellion Handbook published by the Irish Times soon after the Rising, but their involvement has never been […]

October- Info Required IRA members

Hello, My name is John Paul and am from Derry, Am looking to research Dick Mc Kee who was involved in the Irish Bulletin, a news-sheet produced by Dáil Éireann’s Department of Publicity, Dick McKee, the IRA Commandant of the Dublin Brigade. Am led to believe that i have a family connection with him and […]

Edward Daly

Article courtesy of the Irish Capuchin Provincial Archives Portrait of Edward Daly by Seán O’Sullivan RHA Capuchin Artwork Collection Oil on Canvas; 61 cm x 51 cm Signed Seán O’Sullivan (1906-1964) was an Irish painter and print maker who composed work featuring Éamon de Valera, Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats, and James Joyce. He also designed […]

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EXHIBITION/ DISPLAY Dublin

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EXHIBITION/ DISPLAY Dublin The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation http://irishvolunteers.org/is happy to announce an exhibition, and display on Saturday October 27, 2012. The event will take place at the Teachers Club,36 Parnell square,opposite the Garden of Remembrance.The Teachers Club is centrally located and the train and bus stations are within reach. The […]

Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry Kevin Gerard Barry Born 20 January 1902 8 Fleet Street, Dublin Died 1 November 1920 (aged 18) at Mountjoy Jail, Dublin Nationality Irish Other names Caoimhín de Barra (Irish) Occupation Medical Student Known for Executed IRA volunteer : One of The Forgotten Ten Kevin Gerard Barry (Irish: Caoimhín de Barra ) (20 January […]

British Forces, RIC, Auxilaries ,Black & Tans. Photo Files

2nd Lieutenant Green of the Staffordshire Regiment. Was at the Battle of Mount Street Bridge. By Mike Vearnals: A photo taken in Macroom in May 1921. Black & Tans.A photo taken in Macroom in May 1921. The reverse of the photo reads: 20:5:21 To my dearest Mother and all at home From your true and […]

Information Required Irish Volunteers 1916 etc

Hi.. My grandfather Robert (Bobby) Grace, Logan St., Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny was a member of the old IRA. My mother has his two medals. Would you have any information on him? Thanks —————————————————————————————- I would, however, like to find out more about the use of radio or wireless in the Rising of 1916 and later.  […]

BLOODY SUNDAY” Dublin ,November 21, 1920

Bloody Sunday was one of the most significant events to take place during the Irish War of Independence,, which followed the formation of a unilaterally declared Irish Republic,and its parliament, Dail Eireann. The army of the republic, the Irish Republican Army waged a guerrilla war against the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), its auxiliary organisations and […]

Information required on IRA Members

James McGovern Trying to trace involvement of James McGovern (Co Fermanagh ), student at St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and member of IRB, was very quiet about his past and also very proud of his yellow/black pin and ribbon. I believe he ceased his teacher training and became involved militarly. I think he may have met […]

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EXHIBITION DISPLAY & LECTURE Limerick city

IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE EXHIBITION DISPLAY & LECTURE The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation is happy to announce an exhibition, lecture and display over 2 days on Saturday and Sunday, March 3rd and 4th, 2012. The event opens each morning at 10:00 am and ends at 6:00 pm. The event will take place at the Best […]

George Gilmore, officer in the South Dublin Brigade, Dublin No 2 brigade,Information Required

In currently writing the biography of George Gilmore who until July 1922 was an officer in the South Dublin Brigade, I have recently received about 100 pages from the National Library of Ireland, providing revealing information about the Dublin No 2 Brigade, confirming what he said that after Blessington when the South Dublin was extinguished, […]

Diarmuid & Patrick McCarthy CORK IRA VOLUNTEERS

Diarmuid (Jerome / Dermot) McCarthy (14 October 1900 – 15 January 1933) Diarmuid was born on 14 Oct 1900 at 48 Quaker Road, Cork City, second child after Eileen, who was born in 1898. On his Birth and Baptism certificates his name is given as Jerome. His father was Daniel McCarthy and his mother was […]

Information Required on IRA members etc

I am writing the biography of George Gilmore, O/C of the First Battalion of the South Dublin Brigade and later the Dublin No. 2 Brigade during the Civil War. Since Neil O’Boyle, also called Ned (Niall) Plunkett Boyle of Donegal was also in the Dublin No. 2, in the Third Battalion, I am interested in […]

Martin Corry Cork No. 1 Brigade of the Irish Republican Army

Martin Corry (Irish politician) Martin John Corry (12 December 1890 – 14 February 1979) was a farmer and long-serving backbench Teachta Dala (TD) for Fianna Fáil. He represented various County Cork constituencies covering his farm nearGlounthaune, east of Cork city. He was a founder member of Fianna Fáil in 1926, and among its first TDs […]