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Patrick Emmet Sweeney,

  Below is a letter we received from Tina Cameron,would any members or readers be of help here? My GG uncle was an Irish Volunteer, Patrick Emmet Sweeney, and I'm very proud to be related by blood to who I think was a hero.  He served at Jacob's Factory at the Easter Rising under MacDonagh, fought [...]

By | 2017-02-26T16:14:01+00:00 February 26th, 2017|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

IVCO Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation February Meeting

Now that 2016 has passed and we are moving on further into 2017 the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation ( I.V.C.O) would like to thank everyone for their support over the past years. 2016 was a very important year for everyone for obvious reasons but we have over the years preceding  completed  numerous exhibitions and lectures [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:08:43+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Future Exhibitions|0 Comments

Roll of Honour, Belfast Brigade, Irish Republican Army, 1916-1966

Roll of Honour, Belfast Brigade, Irish Republican Army, 1916-1966 Charlie Monaghan, IRB, 21/04/1916 James Johnston, IRB, 1917 Bernard MacMackin, IRB, 29/5/1917 Vol. Joseph Giles, Óglaigh na hÉireann, 20/7/1920 Fian John Murray, Fianna, 28/8/1920 Edward Trodden, IRB, 26/9/1920 Vol. John McFadden, Óglaigh na hÉireann, 26/9/1920 Vol. Sean Gaynor, Óglaigh na hÉireann, 26/9/1920 Vol. Sean O’Carroll, Óglaigh [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:08:43+00:00 January 26th, 2017|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Happy Christmas 2016 Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation

The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation wish all our members,supporters and Friends a happy and peaceful Christmas. We also remember our deceased members.   These, through a hundred years of gloom and doubting, Speak trumpet-toned today Above the cry of creed and faction´s shouting, To tread the olden way. These, in the hearts of all true [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:08:43+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Sate executions,December 8,1922.

The 8th December marks the 94th anniversary of the first official Free State murders carried out during the Civil war. Volunteers Liam Mellows (Connaught), Joe Mc Kelvey (Ulster), Richard Barret (Munster) and Rory O’Connor (Leinster) were selected to represent each province and executed by Free State firing squad made up of former comrades. Throid siad [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:08:43+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Irish Civil War|0 Comments