By Tommy Conlon: It's just outside Drangan village . Pat in uniform was caught by the Tans making his way into the village and was summarily executed on the roadside where he caught by a single shot to the head, less than 6 months later Martin was killed in action when his column engaged the Tans [...]
IVCO The handgun of Paddy Meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 GPO Garrison: paddy meagher Dublin Brigade IRA 1916 postcard CORK BRIGADE:
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 [...]
Capt. Tim Madigan, Timothy, born 11 Jan 1897, Shanagolden, Co.Limerick, educ Mungret College, Limerick, 1911-13, as a boarder, returned to farm at family home, Clashganniff House, became interested in the Gaelic revival and Irish nationalism, joined Gaelic League and Sinn Fein, played Gaelic football for Foynes, helped form Shanagolden company of Irish Volunteers in May [...]
JL Old IRA monument at Newcastle West, Co.Limerick. Erected 10 Apr 1955. It is a monument to the West Limerick dead of the War of Independence and both sides of the Civil War.
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 [...]
Today,August 16,2014,We paid a small visit to the grave of the Commander in chief of IRA, Kilcrumper cemetery,Co Cork. Photo's below: General Liam Lynch
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.