• Diarmuid (Jerome / Dermot) McCarthy, Cork IRA Volunteer (14 October 1900 – 15 January 1933) Diarmuid was born on 14 Oct 1900 at 48 Quaker Road, Cork City, second child after Eileen, who was born in 1898. On his Birth and Baptism certificates his name is given as Jerome. His […]

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    I am currently researching the role my family played between the Easter Rising and the end of the Civil War. My great-grandfather was William Oman, Irish Citizen Army. He played ‘The Last Post’ after Pearse’s speech at the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa and sounded the ‘Fall-In’ at Liberty Hall on […]

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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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