Cork Volunteer Memorials

Captain Frank Hurley 3rd West Cork Brigade IRA

Captain Frank Hurley 3rd West Cork Brigade IRA By Greg Mahony CAPTAIN FRANK HURLEY (1891-1921) 3rd West Cork Brigade Irish Republican Army   On 9 May 2021, the 100th Anniversary of the death of Captain Frank Hurley, 3rd West Cork Brigade will be remembered by his descendants in Ireland, USA and Australia. They honour and remember [...]

Bulletin November 2017 Info Required/Captain Kennefick Monument

Hello, I'm seeking information on my grand uncle, James O'Brien (1893-197?) of Dunmanway. He was the son of William O'Brien and Johanna Connelly. He was a member of the Irish Volunteers, specifically the 3rd West Cork Brigade, for three years from 1918-1921. In later life it's known he was committed to a wheel chair which [...]

Update to Cork County Gaol, IRA Volunteers Executed Memorial

Many Thanks to Ailín Mac Conbhuí for sending in the information below,well done Ailín. Buried in the Republican Plot in U.C.C. Cornelius Murphy- Ballydavid, Millstreet  1/2/1921 Capt Cornelius Murphy of Millstreet Battalion, Cork No. 2 Brigade is executed in Cork - the first official execution under martial law.  (He was arrested on 4th January and charged [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:01+00:00September 6th, 2014|Cork Volunteer Memorials|0 Comments

Kilmichael Ambush Site August 2014

A history surrounding the re development of the Kilmichael ambush site is below,at the very end we have photo's from Veronique  showing the ambush site as of August 2014,it has been a project that has caused controversy.Historical sites must be treated with respect and proper procedure should be enforced on developers,at all times the developments must [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:09:01+00:00August 26th, 2014|Cork Volunteer Memorials|0 Comments

Fian Seamus Courtney Passage West, Cork Dedication

FIAN SEAMUS COURTNEY PASSAGE WEST DEDICATIONThe 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.

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