An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922

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‘Paid informants in Irish Secret Societies 1886-1910’

On next Wednesday 17th June 2015 Barry Keane, author of 'Massacre in West Cork', will challenge the British Home Office, the Metropolitan Police and the United Kingdom Information Commissioners at a tribunal in London to release the contents of a file listed as 'paid informants in Irish Secret Societies 1886-1910'. The case listed as EA/2015/0013 Keane v HO and [...]

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 | 2017-09-13T15:08:59+00:00 January 28th, 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 | 2017-09-13T15:08:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2014|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments