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The Irish Volunteer, Volume 1 - Number 9

4 April 2014

The Irish Volunteer – Óglach na hÉireann (An t-Óglác) of Saturday 4 April 1914 has 16 pages packed with news of the growth of the Óglaigh na hÉireann (Irish Volunteers) the length and breadth of Ireland, from Belfast to Derry, Dublin, Tipperary, Cork and Limerick as well as London. Free article

Cumann na mBan celebrated 100 years on at its birthplace

3 April 2014

IT WAS standing room only in Wynn's Hotel, Dublin, on Wednesday night when over 150 people attended a celebration of the founding of the revolutionary women's organisation Cumann na mBan exactly 100 years ago to that exact date in that very same building. Free article

Marion Steenson – Laoch imeasc na mBan

30 March 2014

MARION STEENSON (neé Murphy) is a formidable woman. She had to be. As a youthful 87-year-old, the most striking thing about meeting her is the clarity with which she recalls her upbringing in a republican household steeped in history and the fearless way in which she still espouses her beliefs without fear or favour. Free article

A wealth of 1916 info at your fingertips

30 March 2014

A MINE of information about Ireland’s revolutionary period began to be opened this year with the first tranche of military pension archives of 1916 participants going online. Free article

Centenary of Cumann na mBan

30 March 2014

THE founding of Cumann na mBan in 1914 was an important step both in the assertion of women’s role in Irish politics and in the radicalisation of Irish nationalist politics itself. Free article

The definitive history of the Irish Citizen Army and the trials after Easter Week 1916

30 March 2014

The History of the Irish Citizen Army and Easter Rising 1916: The Trials Free article

‘Labour should give partition the bitterest opposition’ – James Connolly

2 March 2014

When the plot to partition Ireland was first exposed in early 1914 it was condemned vehemently by James Connolly. On 14 March 1914, he wrote an article in the Irish Worker titled ‘Labour and the Proposed Partition of Ireland’. 100 years on, we reprint that article in full Free article

Centenary of the Curragh Mutiny

2 March 2014

IN THEIR opposition to Home Rule for Ireland during the crisis of 1912 to 1914, the unionists were backed by a large section of the British Establishment, including many senior British Army officers. Free article

James Connolly made accessible and a British Army record just incredible

2 March 2014

Book Reviews: James Connolly and the Reconquest of Ireland and Ground Truths: British Army Operations in the Irish War of Independence Free article

The Irish Volunteer newspaper rallies a new movement

2 February 2014

THE Irish Volunteers – Óglaigh na hÉireann – were founded in November 1913 and grew rapidly across Ireland in the subsequent weeks and months. Free article

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Irish revolutionary history now online

Every week over the next two years, An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published

The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.

Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.

Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.

You can now read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year. This includes a digital copy of each new edition of the paper and Iris magazine, access to our digitised historic archives as well as copies of The Irish Volunteer.


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