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Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation wish all our members,supporters and Friends a happy and peaceful Christmas 2020

  The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation wish all our members,supporters and Friends a happy and peaceful Christmas 2020. We also remember our deceased members. These, through a hundred years of gloom and doubting, Speak trumpet-toned today Above the cry of creed and faction´s shouting, To tread the olden way. These, in the hearts of all [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:50:38+00:00December 23rd, 2020|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

THE MANCHESTER MARTYRS

A Chara; As we prepare for the 153rd anniversary/commemoration of the execution of the Manchester Martyrs I thought I would share some of the research I have done on the noted subject. I am also attaching a photo of the display case holding the pistol used in firing into the van door's lock and the [...]

By |2020-11-17T15:27:34+00:00November 17th, 2020|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Irish Volunteer Newsletter October 31,2020.

News Letter October 30,2020. From Admin:     Dear Sir or Madam my name is Frederick Leonard and my uncle was executed on the 28th Feb 1921 Thomas O Brien Model Village,Dripsey. Captured on the 28th January at the Dripsey ambush He was buried in the Republican plot in UCC ,but later exhumed and buried [...]

Frank Busteed, his family , and current Revisionism of the Irish Revolution

By Brian O’ Donoghue. (B.A. Honours Degree History , B.A. Degree Sociology from. U.C.C.)   Brothers -   Frank Busteed’s two older brothers , Jack (John), and Bill (William) were both in the British Army in  World War 1 ; in the Royal Engineers(since 1911). At that time they had left their paternal grandmother Margaret’s farm [...]

By |2020-03-31T16:11:21+00:00March 31st, 2020|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

GEORGE LENNON: WATERFORD  REBEL,   By    Ivan Lennon

GEORGE LENNON: WATERFORD  REBEL By Ivan Lennon     Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991) of O’Connell  Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936)  had a noteworthy revolutionary career encompassing some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a  14 year old “adjutant” in the newly formed Dungarvan Volunteers; as a [...]

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