Irish Volunteers Centenary Flag

The Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation is happy to announce an exhibition and display on Saturday, March 23, 2013.

This year 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the foundation of The Irish Volunteers.

The event will take place at the Middle Parish Community Centre, Grattan Steet, Cork City.It is centrally located, public car parking is available across the road.

We will be remembering Fianna Scout Patrick Hanley, killed in action by the RIC in Cork, 27 Nov. 1920 on the day. A terrace of houses adjoining the Community centre are named in his honour.

The event is open to the public.

The event opens on Saturday morning at 11:00am and ends at 5:00pm.

Entry 5 euro per person. Family 10 euro. Members FREE (please bring your membership cards).

Enquiries: Phone Brian: (086) 2517954.

An exhibition of Irish Volunteer items from 1913 to 1923 will be on display and we will have members on hand to answer any questions from the general public. Members wishing to help on the day – we require 10-12 members – please contact Brian on

Dennis Barry, nephew of Commandant Dennis Barry and author of the Book “The Unknown Commandant” will give a talk.

We request all members to attend.

Please address all enquiries to or see for details.

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