An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922

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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 [...]

Lest we Forget

The Sentences imposed in the 5 cases mentioned above totalled 3 years, 1 month. Monday, September 22nd 1919. Raids:- Some ten branches of the Cumann na mBan, (Irish Women’s League), were raided by fully armed Police in Co. Tipperary. In Co. Roscommon similar raids took place on several branches of the same league. Armed police [...]

By |2019-10-05T19:25:31+00:00October 5th, 2019|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments


Irish Political Review, January 2019 In this decade of commemorations we are encouraged to remember and not to forget. Very good advice and we at The Irish Political Review will do our bit during the hundredth anniversary of "the four glorious years" to recall the facts of those years. We will do so with the [...]

By |2019-02-05T18:07:25+00:00February 5th, 2019|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments

Happy Christmas 2017 Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation

The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation wish all our members,supporters and Friends a happy and peaceful Christmas. 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 true men [...]

By |2017-12-15T23:54:48+00:00December 15th, 2017|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patrick Emmet Sweeney,

 Below is a letter we received from Tina Cameron,would any members or readers be of help here? My GG uncle was an Irish Volunteer, Patrick Emmet Sweeney, and I'm very proud to be related by blood to who I think was a hero.  He served at Jacob's Factory at the Easter Rising under MacDonagh, fought [...]

By |2017-02-26T16:14:01+00:00February 26th, 2017|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments