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Padraig Pearse in uniform at the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa who died 29th June 1915

 J Langton Padraig Pearse in uniform at the funeral of O'Donovan Rossa who died 29th June 1915 It has been thought right, before we turn away from this place in which we have laid the mortal remains of O’Donovan Rossa that one among us should, in the name of all, speak the praise of that [...]

By |February 6th, 2014|Dublin 1916 Then & Now|0 Comments

Cumann na mBan ladies,

By J Langton: Cumann na mBan ladies, They played an inportant roll in the 1916 Rising

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Heuston’s Fort. by Paul O’Brien

Heuston’s Fort. The Battle for the Mendicity 1916 On Easter Monday 1916, Captain Seán Heuston and ‘D’ Company of the 1st Battalion of the Irish Volunteers were ordered to occupy the Mendicity Institute, an institution for the homeless of Dublin city. Located about half a mile to the west of the Four Courts, this large [...]

Anzac Defender of Trinity College Dublin 1916

By Hugh Keane: Anzac Defender of Trinity College Dublin 1916 Your readers may be further interested in the story of one of the five New Zealand soldiers who assisted in the defence of Trinity College Dublin during the 1916 Irish Rebellion. Private Edward Waring could be considered a ‘fair dinkum Anzac’, having been born in [...]

By |September 26th, 2013|Dublin 1916 Then & Now|3 Comments

18 Pounder Shell from the 1916 Rising

An 18 pounder shell from the 1916 Rising has come in to the artifacts on display from the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation. During the 1916 Rising ,the Irish Volunteers entrenched themselves in many buildings,the British decided to use artillery to root them out. From Wednesday on, Liberty Hall, the GPO and other buildings in Sackville [...]

By |September 4th, 2013|Dublin 1916 Then & Now, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dublin 1916 Then & Now – Pictures from the 1916 Rising

All the text and photographs below have been compiled by Derek Molyneux and his daughter Shannon. Well done to them both, they have and are doing outstanding work in remembering the 1916 Rising. The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation are thankful for their support and we congratulate them on a great work in progress.. Derek says: [...]

By |June 6th, 2012|Dublin 1916 Then & Now|7 Comments