Cork Volunteer Memorials

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Captain Timothy Kennefick Cork IRA

Captain Tadhg Kennifick, Cork No. 1 Brigade IRA, who was killed by the Free State Army on the 8th September 1922, while on the way to his mothers' funeral. He received a horrific death, under the orders of General Dalton, who had him dragged behind the back of a Free State truck, while his hands [...]

By | 2014-05-07T08:21:42+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Cork Volunteer Memorials|0 Comments

Seamus Quirke Lt. in the Fianna Eireann Cork

 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 [...]

Cork IRA Memorials

3 rd wrest Cork Brigade The monument at Derrygallon, North Cork. Memorial to Edward Waters, Timothy Kiely and David Herlihy of Cork No. 2 Brigade, shot dead during a British army roundup on the Boggera Mountains near Nadd in February 1921. Memorial to Edward Waters, Timothy Kiely and David Herlihy of Cork [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:09:33+00:00 June 4th, 2012|Cork Volunteer Memorials|5 Comments

Thomas Kent, Cork Volunteers

Thomas Kent (Irish Tomás Ceannt; 1865 – 9 May 1916) was an Irish Nationalist  court-martialled and executed following a gunfight with the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) on 2 May 1916, in the immediate aftermath of the Easter Rising. Thomas Kent's Grave, Cork. The Easter Rising Kent was part of a prominent nationalist family who lived at Bawnard House, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:09:38+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Cork Volunteer Memorials|0 Comments

Commandant Seán Ó Donoghue, Cork No.1 Brigade IRA

Commandant Seán Ó Donoghue Cork IRA No.1 Brigade Commandant Seán Ó Donoghue, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. Murdered outside the Delaney Brothers house, Dublin Hill, Cork on September 28th 1922. Seán Ó Donoghue was born in Gurteeabowl, Mitchelstown, in 1898. Having completed his education he was employed in the warehouse of Messrs. Dwyer in Cork [...]