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Frank Busteed, his family , and current Revisionism of the Irish Revolution

By Brian O’ Donoghue. (B.A. Honours Degree History , B.A. Degree Sociology from. U.C.C.)   Brothers -   Frank Busteed’s two older brothers , Jack (John), and Bill (William) were both in the British Army in  World War 1 ; in the Royal Engineers(since 1911). At that time they had left their paternal grandmother Margaret’s farm [...]

By |2020-03-31T16:11:21+00:00March 31st, 2020|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments


GEORGE LENNON: WATERFORD  REBEL By Ivan Lennon     Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991) of O’Connell  Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936)  had a noteworthy revolutionary career encompassing some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a  14 year old “adjutant” in the newly formed Dungarvan Volunteers; as a [...]

Lest we Forget

The Sentences imposed in the 5 cases mentioned above totalled 3 years, 1 month. Monday, September 22nd 1919. Raids:- Some ten branches of the Cumann na mBan, (Irish Women’s League), were raided by fully armed Police in Co. Tipperary. In Co. Roscommon similar raids took place on several branches of the same league. Armed police [...]

By |2019-10-05T19:25:31+00:00October 5th, 2019|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments


Irish Political Review, January 2019 In this decade of commemorations we are encouraged to remember and not to forget. Very good advice and we at The Irish Political Review will do our bit during the hundredth anniversary of "the four glorious years" to recall the facts of those years. We will do so with the [...]

By |2019-02-05T18:07:25+00:00February 5th, 2019|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

TAN WAR EXHIBITION Belfast, January 19,2019.

 EXHIBITION Belfast, January 19,2019.   The exhibition was held at the Andersonstown Social Club (P.D.) Belfast. The event was hosted by the Upper Falls Cultural and Re-enactment Society. The IVCO participated in the exhibition.This event commemorated the anniversary of the meeting of the first Dail and the beginning of the Tan War,January 21,1919. [...]

By |2019-02-05T14:47:06+00:00January 20th, 2019|Past Exhibitions, Uncategorized|0 Comments