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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

1919-1921 Black & Tan war 1922 Civil war Exhibitions

The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation are taking reservations now for exhibitions to commemorate the struggle for Independence ,the "Tan War",which regained a form of Independence for the twenty six of the thirty two counties.  The centenary of the "Tan War" begins this month, January 2019 and continues in to 2021,approximately two years. We will be [...]

By |2019-01-11T18:14:53+00:00January 11th, 2019|Future Exhibitions|0 Comments
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