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. [...]
The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation will have an information stand at Swans, Curragha, Co Meath, on Sunday April 22, from 12:00 to 5:30 pm. We look forward to seeing you all there.
We have issued a new membership card for the 1916 centenary. Please see details below. https://irishvolunteers.org/become-a-member-of-the-irish-volunteers-1913-2013-club/ https://irishvolunteers.org/become-a-member-of-the-irish-volunteers-1913-2013-club/
President of Sinn Féin Gerry Adams met with President Pat O'Hagan of the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation https://irishvolunteers.org/ over the weekend to discuss the history of the 1916 Rising and future commemorations and historical discussions for 2016.
We request all IVCO members to attend this very important event. Here is the timetable for the route for Sat 1st August when Sinn Féin do a full scale re enactment of the 1915 O'Donovan Rossa funeral on the exact date and time 100 years on. Come out and show your support for the leaders [...]
On next Wednesday 17th June 2015 Barry Keane, author of 'Massacre in West Cork', will challenge the British Home Office, the Metropolitan Police and the United Kingdom Information Commissioners at a tribunal in London to release the contents of a file listed as 'paid informants in Irish Secret Societies 1886-1910'. The case listed as EA/2015/0013 Keane v HO and [...]
1916 Rising Commemoration Falls Road 1966 See video below: 1966 Easter Parade Fall's Road by bigladie
Pat O'Hagan pictured with one of the mausers from the Asgard that were landed at Howth in 1914. This and several other mausers from the Asgard will be on show in 2016 in the Ambassador Theatre, Dublin. https://irishvolunteers.org/revolution-1916-the-exhibition-ambassador-theatre/