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My father, Paddy (Patrick Joseph) McCarthy, who died in 1972, had a medal for service in ‘A1 (University College Cork) Company, 2nd Battalion, Cork I Brigade, Oglaigh na hEireann (IRA) during the three months which ended on 11th July, 1921. His familiy was from Skibbereen. He was a student of engineering at UCC at the time. Is there some way I can find out a bit more about his life during that period?
Go raibh maith agat.  Padraig McCarthy.

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Babe Donegan was actually a woman in Cumann na nBan.Mary Donegan i think was her propper name from the Midleton area in Co Cork.Date of birth & thing’s i honestly don’t have a clue.Just the other day i received her uniform’s badge & medal. Any info?

Le dea-mhein,
Slan mo chara.
Edmond

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Here is the photo. As I mentioned, his name was Daniel McGlinchy and was from Donegal.  I have also have a transcribed copy of a book of poems he wrote. The first page says (in case this information helps):

The Pikemen of Erinn

Song Book

Songs, Recitations, and Poems of the Gael

Dedicated to and in loving memory

of the Brave Boys of Easter Week, 1916

with

Descriptive Sketch

of

The Banners of Erinn

shown as

cover sketch

by

Donnaill Magloinsechain

(Adjutant I.V.  Anne St – Glasford)

(By ADMIN) IS GLASFORD IN SCOTLAND???

Any information you might have on date, or whatever, would be much appreciated!

Thank you,

Susan

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I am researching the history of D coy 1st Batt, I.R.A.1916.My grandfather William O’Dea served under the command of Seán Heuston along with 11 others took over the Mendicity Institute,Dublin on 24/4/16.Are there any records of these men before and after Easter Week 1916?I have heard they were sent to Kilmainham and that W O’Dea was imprisoned in Portland and Lewes.Are prison records available?    Éamon Ó Deagha.

——————————————————————————————hi there can you tell me who gave the medals for fianna 50th
year, and were i would find this list. regards
diarmuid gannon

——————————————————————————————I am looking for a good biography of Michael collins can you recommend one .Thanks.   Stephen Sullivan

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I am looking for records of my grandfather Joseph Michael Curran, from the 3rd Btt.Dublin Brigade born July 29th ,1876, died Aug.21,1957 .

brenda forster

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JAMES O’LOUGHLIN MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY
NOMINATION FOR CORK AREA, RED CROSS VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
PRESENTED BY CORK CITY BRANCH

http://www.corkredcross.ie/downloads/james-oloughlin-memorial.pdf

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  1. Ivan Lennon August 11, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    Padraig McCarthy re father Paddy Oglaigh na hEireann

    Assuming pension credit for service for quarter prior to the Truce, the best source of info is his father’s pension application. Admittedly, the gov’t is a tad slow in releasing to next of kin

  2. admin August 5, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    The Fianna Eireann medals were issued by Fianna Eireann themselves. Not sure about a list but they were issued 2 times apparently. I.V.C.O.

  3. James Langton August 4, 2011 at 10:50 pm

    To Padraig McCarthy
    This may be your man:
    Patrick McCarthy – Member IV, Cork,1916.
    Commandant IRA, Cork, 1918-1921
    Witness statement- *38; 1163 also (Notes)- written jointly with others.
    These are available at Military Archives, Cathal Brugha Barracks or/and
    The National Archives of Ireland, Bishop Street, Dublin

    Regards
    James Langton

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