Michael O’Driscoll IRA 3.rd Cork Brigade

IVCO member Finbarr O’Driscoll has contributed the following documents and photo. They concern Finbarr’s grandfather. Thank you very much Finbarr for sharing this information, it is  an invaluable piece for the IVCO. We encourage all members and non members to mail us pictures, documents or indeed their opinions re Irish Volunteers matters.

The photo, my grandfather Michael O’Driscoll is on the left with his brother James who also was involved with the columns with two other brothers also. The photo was taken in 1922, Free state uniforms


  1. lewis hawkes June 15, 2013 at 8:46 pm

    i have read this i found it very interesting and it have inspired me to read more about others.

  2. JOHN O'DRISCOLL April 11, 2012 at 6:45 pm

    Great to see this photograph Finbarr and to encounter your Family involvement again.You encouraged me in many ways in the past.Keep up the good work.

  3. Luke O'Driscoll December 28, 2011 at 12:53 am

    Thanks for posting this, the writing for the bureau is very interesting. My grandfather was also an IRA man named Michael O’Driscoll living in Cork until his departure to England in the fifties. I have a photo I’ll try get posted asap of him and his Brigade sometime in the mid thirties…

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