• Categories: Information RequiredBy 3.9 min read

    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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  • 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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  • We are grateful to John McGuiggan for the following article. If anyone would like to email John his email is at the end of the page. In some forgotten corner of a foreign field For a dead English soldier it really doesn’t matter whether the foreign field in which you […]

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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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  • Categories: MiscellaneousBy 21.6 min read

    MANY THANKS TO PADRAIG O ‘ RUAIRC FOR CONTRIBUTING THE RINEEN AMBUSH ARTICLE. PADRAIG IS A WELL KNOWN AUTHOR ON THE IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE PERIOD AND WE RECOMMEND HIS TWO BOOKS, “BLOOD ON THE BANNER” AND “THE  BATTLE FOR LIMERICK CITY”. In the early autumn of 1920 Anthony Malone and […]

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    I have a picture of my grandfather, in what is described as an IRA uniform (he is from Fermagh) is this Fermanagh? I am in the Canadian Military, and to me the cap badge he is wearing is an artillery badge. If possible could I send an email attachment of […]

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  • Many thanks to Gerard Burrows for the following article and pics. Its’ a very interesting collection of photos  and information relating to General Tudor. I read with interest your references to Tudors Toughs ie the Tan, Auxies etc. As you know Tudor was the only man ever to hold the […]

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    Garry, I met you at the military exhibition at Sundays Well Gaol, Cork, last weekend. I spoke with you about an old War of Independence medal (Black & Tan) belonging to my late grand uncle. You kindly said you’d try check what part he played, however small, in the War […]

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