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German Mauser 1871 Infantry Gewehr from the Asgard

Pat O'Hagan pictured with one of the mausers from the Asgard that were landed at Howth in 1914. This and several other mausers from the Asgard will be on show in 2016 in the Ambassador Theatre, Dublin. http://irishvolunteers.org/revolution-1916-the-exhibition-ambassador-theatre/

James Gannon A company 2nd battalion 1st battaltion na fianna Eireann Dublin brigade

By Diarmuid Gannon. IRA Dublin 22 44James Gannon, A company 2nd battalion 1st battaltion na fianna Eireann Dublin brigade. He was also member of Collins Dublin Guard.

By |March 31st, 2015|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments
  • Cork IRA dripsey ambush

Ninety-four years ago this week – Capture and execution of I.R.A. Volunteers

Cork IRA dripsey ambushNinety-four years ago this week - Capture and execution of I.R.A. Volunteers. On the morning of January 28, 1921, in an area known as Godfrey's Cross, located about 20km. west of Cork city and roughly half way between the villages of Coachford and Dripsey, an IRA ambush party of men from the 6th Battalion Cork No. 1 Brigade lay in wait for a convoy of British troops that regularly used this road when travelling between Ballincollig Barracks and Macroom.

By |January 28th, 2015|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Plunkett Column

20150109_164650-1Can you please give me some information on Plunkett Column picture 1923 the lady sitting front left I believe to be my grand aunt, Maggie Jordan, Dublin. Where can I get a better pic of the image? Diarmuid Gannon.

By |January 14th, 2015|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Fifth Battalion (Engineers) Council as at July 1921

By Eamon Murphy: Fifth Battalion (Engineers) Council as at July 1921. Back (L-R): Lieutenants E. Whelan, C. McCarthy, P. Purfield and M. Kerr. Second Row (L-R): Lieutenants H. Kenny, J. O'Connell, E. Cullen, E. Kelly, J. Murphy and M. Kelly. Front (L-R): Lieutenant J.O'Hara, Captains S. J. O'Reilly, J. Ryan, T. McMahon, Garry Holohan and [...]

By |December 23rd, 2014|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Cork Volunteers’ Pipe Band 1914-2014 Centenary

Cork Volunteers’ Pipe Band 1 – 4 Cork Volunteers’ Pipe Band Centenary Project  By Jim Lane Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story is honoured to have been able to host this article on this the Centenary year of the Cork Volunteers’ Pipe Band, over the coming weeks and Months there will be more Photographs unveiled and if you [...]

By |December 23rd, 2014|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Happy Christmas 2014 Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation

The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation wish all our members,supporters and Friends a happy and peaceful Christmas. We also remember our deceased members.              

By |December 18th, 2014|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|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: