• On Saturday July 11, 2015,the Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation will be staging an Exhibition and display at Reenascreena Village, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork. The exhibition will take place at the Reenascreena National School. The exhibition will be from 2 to 6 pm. Admission is FREE ,all are welcome !! Reenscreena is the birth place […]

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  • Pat O’Hagan pictured with one of the mausers from the Asgard that were landed at Howth in 1914. This and several other mausers from the Asgard will be on show in 2016 in the Ambassador Theatre,Dublin. https://irishvolunteers.org/revolution-1916-the-exhibition-ambassador-theatre/  

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  • By James Langton: I held a piece of history in my hands this evening in the home of my very good friend Las Fallon. A friend of his named Daniel Fitzpatrick, of the Dublin Fire Brigade dropped by with the tunic worn by his grandfather Denis Fitzpatrick in 1916. Denis […]

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  • 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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  • The Irish War has been sponsoring the Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation, https://irishvolunteers.org/ This weekend, to mark the 1916 Easter week Rising, the I.V.C.O. will be putting on a small display of Original Irish war of Independence items at the Metropole Hotel, MacCurtain Street, Cork city on Saturday April 23, 10am to […]

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  • A contributor has recently sent us some photos of weapons used by the Irish Republican Army, third West Cork Brigade. We thank you very much.  The pistol is a Webley and Scott Ltd London & Birmingham, 6.3 mm automatic pistol. The machine gun is a Lewis, marked Animes Automatiques Lewis […]

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  • British I.R.A. Volunteers 1921 An article by Padraig O Ruairc Very often the history of Irish Republicanism is presented in over simplistic black and white terms of Catholic Vs Protestant – English Vs Irish. Any one who has undertaken even the most basic study of Irish history from the 1700’s […]

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  • Brief History of the Irish Citizens Army An article by Padraig O Ruairc The army rose out of the great strike of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union in 1913, known as the Lockout of 1913. The dispute was over the recognition of this labour union founded by James […]

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