Irish Volunteer Memorials by County

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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

Liam Mellows Bridge in Dublin.

By Eamon Murphy: Liam Mellows Bridge in Dublin. Formerly Queens Bridge, it was built between 1764 and 1768 and is Dublins oldest bridge still in use. It was built on the site of an earlier bridge (Arran Bridge) that was erected in 1683. On May 24th, 1942 it was renamed Mellows bridge in honour of [...]

By | 2014-02-11T10:01:31+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Dublin 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 [...]