By Eamon Murphy: Courtown Harbour remembers Sean Etchingham, local nationalist and IRB member. He was one of the Irish Volunteer leaders in Enniscorthy in 1916. (*year unknown but presumed to be late forties or early fifties). He accompanied Seamus Doyle to Dublin to personally receive the surrender order from Pearse, as they didn't believe it [...]
By Colm McGuinness: Anti Treaty IRA Arklow, Wicklow.
Eamon Murphy: Michael Lonergan designed the Fianna uniforms. He was also on the original Irish Volunteer Provisional Committee. He emigrated to the US in early 1914. […]
4th Battalion on parade. Mid-Clare Brigade Training Camp Kilfenora, November 1921. Commandant Séamus Hennessy is the Officer standing to the right. […]
By Frank Murphy: There are many stories told of the courage and bravery of the men and women of this country going back for centuries, the martyrs and patriots who lay down their lives for the cause, their stories recalled and recounted in song, and by the open fires throughout the country as the peat [...]
IVCO The handgun of Paddy Meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 GPO Garrison: paddy meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 postcard CORK BRIGADE:
By Colm Connolly: In the summary of Commandant Vincent Byrne's military activities, it is stated that he was a member of the party that assassinated Detective Sergeant Johnny Barton in November, 1919, "but did not fire the shot". I was the writer/director of the RTE television documentary, "The Shadow of Béalnabláth" which was first transmitted [...]
The RIC Kilmallock sign will be on display at Irish Volunteers Commemorative events around the country soon. It was captured by IRA Volunteers.