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FRANK BUSTEED (1898-1974) Vice-Commandant, 6th Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade

FRANK BUSTEED (1898-1974) Vice-Commandant, 6th Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade (Commandant -Flying Column) , War of Independence . Commandant Sixth Battalion, Civil War. by Brian O’Donoghue B.A. Hons. History. (Grandson) Introduction. Frank Busteed has been described as somewhat of a legend in his native Blarney. He is chiefly known for his involvement in the Irish War [...]

Tá comóradh ar Chath na gCeithre Cúirteanna 1922

Tá comóradh ar Chath na gCeithre Cúirteanna 1922 ar siúl amárach, le siúlóid staire agus sóláistí agus ceol ina dhiaidh i Fegans1924 - ag teacht le chéile ar chéimeanna tosaigh an dorais faoi áirse na gCeithre Cúirteanna ar 2.30 i.n. Bí ann agus scaip an scéal le bhur dtoil Á eagrú ag Craobh Mháirtin Uí [...]

By |2022-06-24T11:28:09+00:00June 24th, 2022|Exhibitions|0 Comments

Dividing the Nation – A performance of the Anglo-Irish Treaty Debates

Press Release_Dividing the Nation.FinalCopy (1)   Dividing the Nation – A performance of the Anglo-Irish Treaty Debates From the 14th December 1921 to the 7th January 1922, members of Dáil Éireann held a series of private and public sessions to debate the Articles of Agreement for a Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland that had [...]

By |2021-12-07T09:39:22+00:00December 7th, 2021|Commemorative Events|0 Comments

The Forgotten Vice-Commandant

The Forgotten Vice-Commandant There is an Interesting new local book out associated with the Revolutionary period in Limerick called 'The Forgotten Vice-Commandant' - A Grandson’s Account of Johnny Mc Sweeney, Vice-Commandant of the 2nd Battalion Mid-Limerick Brigade, IRA. It is an excellent local history story which goes into great detail on all the events that [...]

By |2021-09-20T15:17:31+00:00September 20th, 2021|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments
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