In Memory of The Volunteers

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Father Michael Griffin 1890 – November 1920 was an Irish Roman Catholic priest.

by James Langton One of the most infamous events of the Black and Tan period was the murder of Father Michael Griffin, who was a curate in Saint Joseph’s Church in Galway. A man who was supposed to have been an informer went missing, and was presumed to have been killed. […]

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Headquarters intelligence, Squad and Active Service Unit ANNUAL MEMORIAL MASS Sunday 20th July 1969.

By Diarmuid O'Connor: Gus was commander No.4 section A.S.U. after his death in a bit of a shoot out. Micheal Sweeney took over, and he was replaced by Padraig O Connor. Like I said many times we will never see the likes of these men again.

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Mordachy ‘Mardy’ O’Connor IRA

By Joe Dwyer: Mordachy 'Mardy' O'Connor, Just joined the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation this morning. I joined in part due to the memory of my Great-Grandfather Mordachy 'Mardy' O'Connor, and his brother Tom, who enlisted in the Mantua Unit [Roscomon] of the Irish Volunteers in Jan 1917 under the command of Edward Holmes. I just [...]

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Emily M. Weddall Cumman na nBan

Emily M. Weddall  Cumman na nBan

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Jim Keane West Cork IRA

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Dundalk area 1916 veterans, photo taken in 1966.

By Eamon Murphy: Dundalk area 1916 veterans, photo taken in 1966.Capuchin 1967 annual.  

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Tom Crofts IRA Cork City

By Joe Healy: The funeral of Tom Crofts, the first Commanding Officer of Cork city IRA during the Irish War of Independence, at St. Finbarrs Cemetery in March 1971.      

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Fian Seamus Courtney Passage West,Cork

Fian Seamus Courtney O/C Fianna Eireann,Cork, he died as the result of the ill effects of a hunger strike while he was in jail for illegal drilling in 1919. " Seamus Courtney was arrested in 1917 and lodged in Cork jail where he went on hunger strike. This undermined his health and on his release [...]