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Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation Exhibition in Wexford Town on next Saturday February 8.th, 2014.

The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation will be holding an exhibition at in Wexford Town on next Saturday February 8.th, 2014. Time 11 am  to  5 pm. Admission: FREE      CONTACT BRIAN CROWLEY FOR MORE DETAILS: 086 2517954 Venue: Red Door Gallery, Abbey Street (beside Selskar Abbey, Selskar Square),Wexford town. Selskar Square (Abbey in background) [...]

By |February 1st, 2014|Commemorative Events, Future Exhibitions|0 Comments

Cork City Hall 100 year Anniversary of the Irish Volunteers

541529_535261273237477_2072615144_nThe Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation donated a 1916 Proclamation to the people of Cork City at Cork City hall. We were met by the Lord mayor of Cork. At office of Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the first Cork meeting of The Irish Volunteers at Cork City Hall Dec 14th, 1913.

By |December 14th, 2013|Commemorative Events, Past Exhibitions|0 Comments

Archbishop Mannix Memorial Weekend

1176382_631356743552340_1556344030_nThe Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation gave an exhibition in Charleville, Co. Cork on September 14, 2013. There was a good turnout and it was great to meet the general public. It was nice, too, to meet Eamon de Valera's extended family and there were many old tales told. Patrick J. Mannix, historian and organiser for the weekend celebrations, presented the I.V.C.O. with a very nice medallion of Archbishop Mannix. We will be happy to display it at our future exhibitions.

By |September 16th, 2013|Commemorative Events, Past Exhibitions, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sing Sing prison, Knockraha, Co Cork, August 25 2013.

photofsGreat display by (and wonderful hospitality from) the Knockraha History and Heritage Society, supported by the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation at the site of Sing Sing prison (the vault which became the official prison of the Cork No.1 Brigade) at Kilquane Cemetary just outside Knockraha today (25/8/13).

By |August 26th, 2013|Commemorative Events, Past Exhibitions|1 Comment

Prospect of Commemorative plaques to the Auxilaries at Kilmichael Ambush site

UPDATED: Seán Kelleher, secretary of the Kilmichael Historical Society, which along with the Kilmichael and Crossbarry Commemoration Committee is behind the development of the site, has denied that the auxiliaries would be commemorated. http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/british-forces-will-not-be-commemorated-at-kilmichael-ambush-site-239891.html It is rumoured that there are proposals to have commemorative plaques to the British Auxilaries and believe it or not a [...]

Exhibition and display at Letterkenny Library, County Donegal

189592_10151414510830689_443551283_nThe Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation held a fantastic exhibition and display at Letterkenny Library, County Donegal this weekend. The exhibition was visited by local schools, and members of the general public. Also in attendance were members from the Unionist Tradition who paid a visit as part of cross border/community relations and understanding. Before heading to Letterkenny, we arrived in Belfast to meet with our President Mr. Pat O'Hagan for dinner, after which we were brought to the Rody McCorley Museum to to pick up some items from our collection there to display in Letterkenny, which included one of Michael Collins' revolvers, artifacts belonging to Kevin Barry and the Forgotten Ten, and many more.

By |May 12th, 2013|Commemorative Events, Past Exhibitions, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Irish Volunteer Members at St.Josephs School Dublin,April 2013

Irish Volunteer Members Paul Callery and James Langton visited some schools recently in Dublin,this is a new programme the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation have developed. Further information: info@irishvolunteers.org Paul Callery giving a lecture today on the Irish Volunteers at a school in Finglas, Dublin, firstly to mature students and teachers, then to a leaving cert [...]

By |May 2nd, 2013|Commemorative Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

1916 Commemorations – 2013

cork   Kerry Casey speaking at the Easter Rising Commemorative event, Sydney, March 31st 2013.   1916 Inner City Folklore Society Commemoratio   DUBLIN       Member Paul Fleming meets Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness outside the GPO today after their (Sinn Fein) ceremony [...]

By |April 2nd, 2013|Commemorative Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments