Hello, I'm seeking information on my grand uncle, James O'Brien (1893-197?) of Dunmanway. He was the son of William O'Brien and Johanna Connelly. He was a member of the Irish Volunteers, specifically the 3rd West Cork Brigade, for three years from 1918-1921. In later life it's known he was committed to a wheel chair which [...]
The Irish volunteers Commemorative Organisation will be holding exhibitions over the next several years focusing on The Tan war,, Operation Harvest, and the the early 70.s Campaigns on the struggle for Irish freedom. There are many important anniversaries coming along and we will mark them. The 1918 Sinn Fein success in the General election which mandated [...]
The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation are now accepting requests to bring our exhibition country wide and we are marking our calendar in for the "Tan War" commemorations beginning 2019 -2021. If you wish to have us hold an exhibition in your area please e mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org Please do not delay and reserve early as [...]
A very interesting photograph sent in by Michael Phillips, thanks Michael.
The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation were invited to Moscow for the May 9 celebrations re Victory over Germany,May 9,1945. We had a great time and visited many historical sites. The highlight of course was the May 9 Victory celebration parade,we also met up and had a great evening with the Kremlin Presidential Guard.We hope to [...]
Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation Exhibition at the Grocers Club ,Cork city on April 20,2017. The Irish Volunteers put on a display last Friday night 21st of April at the grocers club, the occasion was to commemorate Leslie de Barra ( Tom Barry's wife) The Main speaker was Leah ní Riada, she outlined the fascinating life [...]
The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation participated in Battle of Ashbourne Commemoration,Ashbourne, Co Meath,April 21 and 22,2017. Photo's courtesey Dermot Kelly the Cavan Division Volunteers and IVCO member. From the BOAC: The BOACC Ashbourne Living History Festival and Thomas Ashe Centenary Commemoration took place last weekend, 22 & [...]
“President Eamon de Valera reviews the veterans of the 1916 Enniscorthy Garrison on the fiftieth anniversary of the Rising, Easter 1966”
By Eamon Murphy: "President Eamon de Valera reviews the veterans of the 1916 Enniscorthy Garrison on the fiftieth anniversary of the Rising, Easter 1966" Courtesy of Nicholas Furlong.