The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation held two exhibitions at Howth to Commmemorate the Asgard gun running. The exhibitions were on over the course of two days and were well attended. Thanks to all who attended and a special thanks to Kosta, Padraig and the lads. Thanks also to Derek at "Dublin 1916 Then and Now" for the use of some photos below.
Report of the Irish Ceremony at Bannockburn on the 700th Anniversary of the Battle In brilliant sunshine on 21 June a crowd of around a hundred Irish and Scots attended an Irish ceremony to mark the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, when over the two days of 23 and 24 June 1314, under [...]
Member Kevin Cross has sent a report of the works taking place at the famous Kilmichael ambush site, we would like to hear other opinions on what people think about it,e mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org Short Video below: Kilmichael ambush site A report below from April 11: Kilmichael,,recently we visited [...]
Irish Volunteers Exhibition Easter Saturday, April 19th, 2014 in Cork City. We had a very good exhibition at the South parish community centre in Cork on Saturday. The event was well attended and was opened by the deputy Mayor of Cork city. Joe Healy gave a talk on Cummann na mBan and the Volunteers and it was very well received. Well done Joe!
The news that the Paris Bakery in Moore Street is to be forcibly closed is the latest twist in the bizarre planning history of the Carlton Site. At a time when most small business's are going to the wall the most successful business in the heart of historic Dublin is to be closed with [...]
The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation wish all our members,supporters and Friends a happy and peaceful Christmas. We also remember our deceased members.
By Cormac O'Comhrai: Pádraic Ó Máille: Sinn Féin TD 1918-1921, active in the IRA in west Connemara. Supported the Treaty. Badly wounded in the attack that left Seán Hales TD dead and led to the execution of Mellows, O'Connor, McKelvey and Barrett. Recognising the need for reconciliation the following year he told a meeting in [...]