• This post comes courtesy of the Irish Volunteers commemorative organisation, https://irishvolunteers.org/ Hello all, We have been asked to put up more pictures of memorabilia that we have on display around the country, please see the pictures below. These include Irish volunteer cap badges, Irish war of Independence medals, 1916 Rising […]

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    Irish War of Independence General Service Medal  (aka the “Black & Tan Medal” ). The numbers below refer to those with the comrac bar and those without the comrac bar. The Black and Tan  Comrac Bar medal : The Black and Tan Comrac Bar medal , the comrac bar medal […]

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    STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE ADJOURNMENT DEBATE – SEANAD EIREANN 17 May 2006 The need for the Minister for Defence, in view of the great success of the recent Easter 1916 commemorations, to clarify the current arrangements for the replacement of 1916 and War of Independence medals; and if […]

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    To Whom It May Concern, I’ve been viewing your excellent website “The Irish War” for a period of several months now and have been very impressed with the information that it contains. In that regards, I am wondering if anyone can help me in identifying what regiment my great uncle […]

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    Here we have a nice example of the Irish 1916 Rising Survivors medal, nicely stamped. This is from Jerry McCarthy’s collection. Thanks for the pics, Jerry.

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