• Spike Island’s Republican Prisoners, 1921 Written by Tom O’Neill €20.00 Paperback May, 2021 Spike Island was the largest British military run prison for republican prisoners and internees in Munster and south Leinster during the Irish War of Independence. The book has biographical details of almost 1,200 prisoners and internees that […]

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    Today The Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation marked the 106.th year of the foundation of Fianna Éireann . The private ceremonies were held by the 4.th Battalion  Fianna Éireann which has been incorporated in to the IVCO some time ago.   On Monday 16 August 1909, in the Camden Street hall, Hobson chaired […]

  • Joseph Mary Plunkett (Irish: Seosamh Máire Pluincéid, 21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916) was an Irish nationalist, poet, journalist, and a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Plunkett was born at 26 Upper Fitzwilliam Street in one of Dublin’s most affluent neighborhoods. Both his parents came from wealthy backgrounds, […]

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    Hello, My name is John Paul and am from Derry, Am looking to research Dick McKee who was involved in the Irish Bulletin, a news-sheet produced by Dáil Éireann’s Department of Publicity, Dick McKee, the IRA Commandant of the Dublin Brigade. Am led to believe that i have a family […]

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    Hi.. My grandfather Robert (Bobby) Grace, Logan St., Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny was a member of the old IRA. My mother has his two medals. Would you have any information on him? Thanks —————————————————————————————- I would, however, like to find out more about the use of radio or wireless in the […]

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    Bloody Sunday was one of the most significant events to take place during the Irish War of Independence,, which followed the formation of a unilaterally declared Irish Republic,and its parliament, Dail Eireann. The army of the republic, the Irish Republican Army waged a guerrilla war against the Royal Irish Constabulary […]

  • G’day. I am doing a Masters in English at the Australian defence force Academy but my subject is History – or perhaps I should say: historical. It is a story that has never been told. It is about a number of Australian soldiers in World War 1 who went on […]

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    In currently writing the biography of George Gilmore who until July 1922 was an officer in the South Dublin Brigade, I have recently received about 100 pages from the National Library of Ireland, providing revealing information about the Dublin No 2 Brigade, confirming what he said that after Blessington when […]