• Martin Corry (Irish politician) Martin John Corry (12 December 1890 – 14 February 1979) was a farmer and long-serving backbench Teachta Dala (TD) for Fianna Fáil. He represented various County Cork constituencies covering his farm nearGlounthaune, east of Cork city. He was a founder member of Fianna Fáil in 1926, […]

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    The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation were at the Killarney Outlet centre last weekend on Saturday November the 5th. It was nice to visit Co. Kerry again, we hope to be back again and as soon as we we visit the remaining counties we hope to visit Tralee. https://irishvolunteers.org/2011/11/irish-volunteers-at-the-irish-soldier-exhibition-at-the-killarney-outlet-centre/

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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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  • Looking for information on my grandfather, Tom Conway, O/C Communications, from Tipperary No. 3 Brigade, shot & captured, then went to U.S. in 1925. To best of knowledge. Any info would be appreciated – see page 197 of Florence O’Donoghue book “No Other Law” the story of Liam Lynch and […]

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    Courtesy hansard.millbanksystems 1 June 1921 → Commons Sitting → ORDERS OF THE DAY. MILITARY OPERATIONS, IRELAND. HC Deb 01 June 1921 vol 142 cc1153-98 1153 Major-General SEELY I beg to move, “That this House do now adjourn.” I move the Adjournment of the House to call attention to a definite matter […]

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  • We have been contacted by Tadgh Creed from West Cork and he has sent us a lovely painting he completed on Michael Collins. It’s a fine painting. Well done, Tadgh, and maybe you will do more? Thanks Tadgh! If any reader has more paintings or drawings or indeed photos please […]

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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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  • Tomás Mac Curtain (20 March 1884 – 20 March 1920) was a Sinn Fein Lord Mayor of Cork City, Ireland. He was elected in January 1920. He was born at Ballyknockane in the Parish of Mourne abbey in March 1884. He attended Burnfort National School. In 1897 the family moved to […]

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