A Chara; As Historian for AOH Division 18 in Peekskill, N.Y. I write a monthly History Column for the division's newsletter. The attached is a copy of the column I put together for November's issue. Due to space considerations I did not get into the controversy created by the late Canadian, Professor Peter Hart's book [...]
News Letter October 30,2020. From Admin: Dear Sir or Madam my name is Frederick Leonard and my uncle was executed on the 28th Feb 1921 Thomas O Brien Model Village,Dripsey. Captured on the 28th January at the Dripsey ambush He was buried in the Republican plot in UCC ,but later exhumed and buried [...]
One of the very few remaining 1920.s IRA thompson machine guns. Pat O Hagan Collection. IVCO.
Canada and Ireland A Political and Diplomatic History By Philip J. Currie UBC Press Canada and Ireland authoritatively investigates political relations between the two countries, from partition to the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. Until now, scholarly interest in Canada’s relationship with Ireland has focused largely on the years leading to the consolidation of [...]
Auxiliary Division Royal Irish Constabulary Uniform and Equipment (ADRIC). Part of the Irish Volunteers Comm Org collection.
Murder by the throat Espionage, Assassination, Collaboration and Execution during the Irish War of Independence, 1916-1921 Edward J Bourke Published March 2020 Inquiries firstname.lastname@example.org pending bookshop reopening and distribution Retail price €20 inc post from 33 Rushbrook Dublin 15 D15HDE7 ISBN 978 09523027 4 2 [...]
To The Editor; With the online issue of the Irish Echo of Friday 15 May 2020, I was amazed to read of the “National Famine Commemoration set for Sunday” 17 May, and see the smiling face of Professor Christine Kinealy, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. In the announcement the word “Famine” was extraordinarily used 16 times. [...]
I was wondering if you could you help me find records relating to my grandfather's cousin, MP McMahon. He was part of the Meelick IRA in the early 1900's. See below a newspaper article from the Limerick Chronicle in 1921 re his funeral; it seems that it was very big but I can't find any [...]