Ballyphehane 1916-2016 Centenary Heritage Pod

Ballyphehane 1916-2016 Centenary Commemoration Committee launched an electronic Heritage Pod in the Ballyphehane Community Centre, Cork City, which is accessible to all during the Centre's opening hours. The history of 1916 is covered as is a short biography of each of the leaders, loads of photos of the events we held and video too, audio clips [...]

By |2018-05-30T01:06:22+00:00May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thomas O’Hara Information required

Hello.  My name is Anne Kendrick and my mother’s father while in New Zealand called himself Thomas O’Hara (Tom). My mother is Lucy Kendrick (nee O’Hara)   Tom came to NZ sometime before his marriage in Wellington, NZ in September 1925. He married Hannah O’Connor from Tralee, Co Kerry who we believe came to NZ [...]

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

Joseph (Joe) Traynor IRA Volunteer, Information required

My Mother’s brother, (uncle) Joseph (Joe) Traynor lived in Ballymount, Clondalkin, and was a Volunteer with ‘F’ Company, 4th Battalion, No 1 Dublin Brigade during the late 19’teens’.  I would welcome any information about his ‘Volunteering’ activities to include a historical note I am writing about him. Joe was captain of the “Young Emmets” GAA [...]

By |2017-12-15T23:18:26+00:00December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

The Tan War, Operation Harvest, and the the early 70.s Campaigns

The Irish volunteers Commemorative Organisation will be holding exhibitions over the next several years focusing on The Tan war,, Operation Harvest, and the the early 70.s Campaigns on the struggle for Irish freedom. There are many important anniversaries coming along and we will mark them. The 1918 Sinn Fein success in the General election which mandated [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:08:42+00:00July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Christmas 2016 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 [...]

By |2017-09-13T15:08:43+00:00December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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