David Hurley 1798 Memorial Stone, Buttevant

Below the 1798 memorial stone in Buttevant to David Hurley

DSC_0919“In memory of David Hurley, who was killed when a party of United Irishmen were ambushed by the Longueville Yeomanry at Boherash, South of this town on the 31st of March 1798.”

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Plaques and Monuments of Ballydehob, Bantry and Castletownbere

Below the Plaques and Monuments of Ballydehob, Bantry and Castletownbere.

The Ladies Land League Plaque in Ballydehob:

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Cork Volunteers’ Pipe Band

Cork Volunteers’ Pipe Band Centenary Year Project  by Jim Lane

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Fenians: Margaret Dillon Writing To Brian, in Woking Gaol December 10th 1870

Another Prison Letter, this time it is Margaret Dillon (Brian’s Mother) Writing to Brian, in Woking Gaol, we intend to transcribe it in the future, but we decided to share it for now.

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Fenians: A Song by Brian Dillon

A rare find, below is  a poem/song by Brian Dillon which was composed in Woking Prison Hospital Surrey , it is a lament for those 62 Fenians transported to Australia on board the Hougoumont.

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Many thanks again to M.O’K

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Fenians: Brian Dillon’s letter to His Mother From Woking Gaol 1867

Another in the series of letters from Brian Dillon to his Mother, this one dates from February 20th 1867. It is unknown for now how this came to be copied and in typed format, or who copied it, or where the original is.

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Fenians: Brian Dillon’s Medal for Art 1859

Below are photos of Brian Dillon’s Medal for Art which he won in the Crawford in 1859.

Many thanks to M.O.K for allowing us to photograph it.

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