• On Saturday July 11, 2015,the Irish Volunteer Commemorative Organisation will be staging an Exhibition and display at Reenascreena Village, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork. The exhibition will take place at the Reenascreena National School. The exhibition will be from 2 to 6 pm. Admission is FREE ,all are welcome !! Reenscreena is the birth place […]

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  • Pat O’Hagan pictured with one of the mausers from the Asgard that were landed at Howth in 1914. This and several other mausers from the Asgard will be on show in 2016 in the Ambassador Theatre,Dublin. https://irishvolunteers.org/revolution-1916-the-exhibition-ambassador-theatre/  

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  • Ernest Blythe (Irish: Earnán de Blaghd; 13 April 1889 – 23 February 1975) was an Irish politician. Ernest Blythe was born to a Presbyterian and Unionist family near Lisburn, County Antrim in 1889, the son of a farmer, and was educated locally. At the age of fifteen he started working […]

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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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  • Categories: MiscellaneousBy 4.6 min read

    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 […]

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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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  • 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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    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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