Today The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation marked the 106th year of the foundation of Fianna Éireann. The private ceremonies were held by the 4th Battalion Fianna Éireann which has been incorporated into the IVCO some time ago. On Monday 16 August 1909, in the Camden Street hall, Hobson chaired a meeting ‘to form a National Boys’ Organisation [...]
Eamon Murphy: Michael Lonergan designed the Fianna uniforms. He was also on the original Irish Volunteer Provisional Committee. He emigrated to the US in early 1914. […]
Fianna Eireann and the Three Rock Mountain drowning tragedy” By Eamon Murphy. In 1906 Countess Markievicz took up summer residence in a small two-roomed cottage near Balally, at Barnacullia close to the Three Rock Mountain in South Dublin. […]
The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation held a dedication today August 9, 2014 for Fian Seamus Courtney. IVCO Brian Crowley directed the ceremony. A wreath was laid by member Kevin Cross on behalf of the IVCO. Many thanks to Joe Healy who gave the oration, Pat Manning who located the grave and proposed the commemoration, and Mick Nugent who laid a wreath on behalf of the Phoenix Society.
SEAN HEALY – ONE OF THE YOUNGEST MARTYRS OF 1916. JOINED na Fianna Eireann AT THE AGE OF 13.There is a plaque where he fell too in Phibsboro. Pearse sent him home because of his age, but asked him to drop in a dispatch to the Volunteers at the North Dublin Union,it was Jacobs, [...]
Eamon Martin (1892 - 1971). Article by Eamon Murphy. Eamon Martin was born in 1892 at the family home in Island Villas, situated just off Great Brunswick Street in Dublin. Eamon attended the nearby St. Andrew’s school and upon leaving school in 1907 began a tailoring apprenticeship following in the footsteps of his father. Eamon [...]
Seamus Quirke as a Lt. in the Fianna Eireann. Shot to death by British Auxiliaries in Galway, Sept. 9, 1920. H Co., 2nd Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade. A Black-and-Tan lorry driver named Krumm had spent the evening drinking. In one pub he boasted about his aim and insisted on setting up a row of bottles as targets [...]