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 [...]
Irish Volunteers Exhibition Easter Saturday, April 19th, 2014 in Cork City. We had a very good exhibition at the South parish community centre in Cork on Saturday. The event was well attended and was opened by the deputy Mayor of Cork city. Joe Healy gave a talk on Cummann na mBan and the Volunteers and it was very well received. Well done Joe!
The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation will be exhibiting at the “Revolutionary decade roadshow” event, Muckross House, Killarney, Saturday 29 March 2014. We will be participating along with other societies and groups and will have an information stand and display.The event takes place from 10.am to 3 pm. The event is being held in the School [...]
Pádraig Mac Piarais agus An Ghaeilge Taispeántas in Ionad an Phiarsaigh, 27 Sráid an Phiarsaigh, BÁC 2 Luan 3 Márta, Máirt 4 Márta, Céadaoin 5 Márta agus Déardaoin 6 Márta ó 12 meánlae — 4 i.n. Grianghrafanna Stair Leabhair Saorchead isteach Fáilte roimh chách Le [...]
The news that the Paris Bakery in Moore Street is to be forcibly closed is the latest twist in the bizarre planning history of the Carlton Site. At a time when most small business's are going to the wall the most successful business in the heart of historic Dublin is to be closed with [...]