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/
94TH KILMICHAEL COMMEMORATION ADDRESS BY JACK LANE, AUBANE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 30 NOVEMBER 2014 I want to thank the Committee for giving me an opportunity to address this commemoration here today. The ambush that occurred here was a pivotal event in the War of Independence and it is a privilege to be involved in a [...]
The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation held a dedication today August 9, 2014 for Fian Seamus Courtney. IVCO Brian Crowley directed the ceremony. A wreath was laid by member Kevin Cross on behalf of the IVCO. Many thanks to Joe Healy who gave the oration, Pat Manning who located the grave and proposed the commemoration, and Mick Nugent who laid a wreath on behalf of the Phoenix Society.
Irish volunteer uniform and Mauser rifle on show in the "Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn museum" Pat O'Hagan on behalf of the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisaton has loaned an Irish Volunteers uniform and equuipment to Lisburn museum. Article courtesey of Andersonstown news.
Fian Seamus Courtney O/C Fianna Eireann,Cork, he died as the result of the ill effects of a hunger strike while he was in jail for illegal drilling in 1919. " Seamus Courtney was arrested in 1917 and lodged in Cork jail where he went on hunger strike. This undermined his health and on his release [...]
Report of the Irish Ceremony at Bannockburn on the 700th Anniversary of the Battle In brilliant sunshine on 21 June a crowd of around a hundred Irish and Scots attended an Irish ceremony to mark the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, when over the two days of 23 and 24 June 1314, under [...]