Individual Accounts Irish Volunteers 1913-1923

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  • Michael Lonergan fianna eireann

Michael Lonergan Fianna Eireann

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. […]

  • 4th Battalion on parade

4th Battalion on parade

4th Battalion on parade.  Mid-Clare Brigade Training Camp Kilfenora, November 1921. Commandant Séamus Hennessy is the Officer standing to the right. […]

THE BLACKSMITH HENRY HAMMOND

By Frank Murphy: There are many stories told of the courage and bravery of the men and women of this country going back for centuries, the martyrs and patriots who lay down their lives for the cause, their stories recalled and recounted in song, and by the open fires throughout the country as the peat [...]

By |December 17th, 2014|Individual Accounts Irish Volunteers 1913-1923|0 Comments

Paddy Meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 GPO Garrison: CORK 1.st Brigade IRA Monument

IVCO The handgun of Paddy Meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 GPO Garrison: paddy meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 postcard CORK BRIGADE:

Commandant Vincent Byrne

By Colm Connolly: In the summary of Commandant Vincent Byrne's military activities, it is stated that he was a member of the party that assassinated Detective Sergeant Johnny Barton in November, 1919, "but did not fire the shot". I was the writer/director of the RTE television documentary, "The Shadow of Béalnabláth" which was first transmitted [...]

By |October 7th, 2014|Individual Accounts Irish Volunteers 1913-1923|0 Comments

The attack on The Royal Irish Constabulary Kilmallock Barracks.

The RIC Kilmallock sign will be on display at Irish Volunteers Commemorative events around the country soon. It was captured by IRA Volunteers.    

‘C.F. G. Co. Galway Batt. Galway Brigade IV’

By JL: 'C.F. G. Co. Galway Batt. Galway Brigade IV'

The Active Service Unit of the Dublin Brigade S.L. Augustine ‘Gus’ Murphy – Section Commander No. 4 Section ASU

By michael McKenna: S.L. Augustine 'Gus' Murphy - Section Commander No. 4 Section ASU The Active Service Unit of the Dublin Brigade was established at a meeting in Great Denmark Street in 1919 under the command of Oscar Traynor. Four sections were created, Lieut. Frank Flood was placed in command of Sections 1 and 2 [...]