Information Required on Members of the Irish Volunteers

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Diarmuid & Patrick McCarthy Cork IRA Volunteers

Diarmuid (Jerome / Dermot) McCarthy (14 October 1900 – 15 January 1933) Diarmuid was born on 14 Oct 1900 at 48 Quaker Road, Cork City, second child after Eileen, who was born in 1898. On his Birth and Baptism certificates his name is given as Jerome. His father was Daniel McCarthy and his [...]

Information Requests Irish Volunteers etc

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I am writing the biography of George Gilmore, O/C of the First Battalion of the South Dublin Brigade and later the Dublin No. 2 Brigade during the Civil War.  Since Neil O'Boyle, also called Ned (Niall) Plunkett Boyle of Donegal was also in the Dublin No. 2, in the Third Battalion, I am interested [...]

Joseph (Joe) Traynor IRA Volunteer, Information required

My Mother’s brother, (uncle) Joseph (Joe) Traynor lived in Ballymount, Clondalkin, and was a Volunteer with ‘F’ Company, 4th Battalion, No 1 Dublin Brigade during the late 19’teens’.  I would welcome any information about his ‘Volunteering’ activities to include a historical note I am writing about him. Joe was captain of the “Young Emmets” GAA [...]

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Information Required Laois Volunteers & third northern brigade of the irish volunteers

I am trying to get information on my grandfathers service in the Irish Volunteers 1918-1921. His name was Jack Rice from Laois. He later served in the Garda. Thanks Brian O'Connell ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- i am trying to find service records for James (seamus) rice of markethill, Armagh, who said he was with the third northern brigade [...]

Jimmy J.J. Sheridan of Cornakill, Mullagh, Co. Cavan

My father, Jimmy J.J. Sheridan of Cornakill, Mullagh, Co. Cavan received 2 War of Independence medals with pin on bars in the 1940's. Unfortunately when he died and the family were dispersed the medals were lost. I have been informed that a once off re-issue of these medals is possible if the necessary verification can [...]