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Cappoquin RIC Shootings: 100 Years Ago

Posted on November 20, 2020 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Apparently, a Black and Tan member of the Royal Irish Constabulary in Cappoquin (left) had been in the sights of the I.R.A. for “ill-treating Sinn Fein supporters.” Reportedly, members of the Volunteers (Oglaigh na hEireann) in Cappoquin  were  “reluctant to kill him.”  Accordingly, three, Dungarvan men –…

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100 Years Ago: The Piltown Ambush (1 November 1920)

Posted on October 24, 2020 at 6:00pm 2 Comments

By the summer of 1920, the I.R.A. policy of attacking British administrative and police structures was bearing fruit. In August the  Waterford R.I.C County Inspector noted:  “there is hostility to the police everywhere…I do not regard it as safe for a single police vehicle to travel. We are losing men every day from retirement and resignations and getting…

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George Lennon: Waterford Rebel

Posted on November 26, 2019 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991), of O’Connell Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936), had a noteworthy revolutionary career.

Lennon's tenure encompassed some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a 14 year old “adjutant” in the…

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Epilogue -- The War Continues: Part 8, Trauma at The Burgery

Posted on January 24, 2016 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

Two months after the ambush at the Burgery, on the 18th of May, the body of Pat Keating was disinterred for burial in Kilrossanty, at the request of his family.

Above: In the front, left to right, are Tommy Boyle, George Lennon, Michael Foley. In the rear are…

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Joe Gannon commented on Ivan Lennon's blog post George Lennon: Waterford Rebel
"Tá failte romhat, Ivan. We are happy to be a part of honoring the sacrifice of your father and all the other men and women who risked everything to secure Ireland's freedom. Too many of them, like your dad, have been denied the…"
Feb 17
Ivan Lennon commented on Joe Gannon's blog post 'Nigh Comeragh's Rugged Hills': Ambush at The Burgery
"My "new" email is  navilenn65@icloud.com   I am always interested in discusssing any and all matters re the W of I. Less so re 1922-1923 and 1969 ff. in the North"
Feb 16
Ivan Lennon commented on Ivan Lennon's blog post George Lennon: Waterford Rebel
"GRMA for according  a degree of  further reognition  for my  father -  no longer a "forgotten" ASU Commanding Officer thanks to you and others since 2009. "
Feb 16
The Wild Geese commented on Ivan Lennon's blog post The R.I.C. In An Untenable Position, Part 1: Trauma at The Burgery
"George Lennon, Commander of the West Waterford Flying Column: An Interview with his son, Ivan Lennon Ivan Lennon recalls his fathers role in Irelands struggle for Freedom. At the age of 20, George Lennon became the youngest commander of a flying…"
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"George Lennon, Commander of the West Waterford Flying Column: An Interview with his son, Ivan Lennon Ivan Lennon recalls his fathers role in Irelands struggle for Freedom. At the age of 20, George Lennon became the youngest commander of a flying…"
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Cappoquin RIC Shootings: 100 Years Ago

Apparently, a Black and Tan member of the Royal Irish Constabulary in Cappoquin (left) had been in the sights of the I.R.A. for “ill-treating Sinn Fein supporters.” Reportedly, members of the Volunteers (Oglaigh na hEireann) in Cappoquin  were  “reluctant to kill him.”  Accordingly, three, Dungarvan men – Sean Riordan, Ned Kirby, and Mick Mansfield, driven by “Nipper”…See More
Nov 29, 2020
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Cappoquin RIC Shootings: 100 Years Ago

Apparently, a Black and Tan member of the Royal Irish Constabulary in Cappoquin (left) had been in the sights of the I.R.A. for “ill-treating Sinn Fein supporters.” Reportedly, members of the Volunteers (Oglaigh na hEireann) in Cappoquin  were  “reluctant to kill him.”  Accordingly, three, Dungarvan men – Sean Riordan, Ned Kirby, and Mick Mansfield, driven by “Nipper”…See More
Nov 20, 2020
Ivan Lennon commented on Joe Gannon's blog post Liam Lynch, Civil War Martyr: “It never should have happened”
"Actually  it s a road bike I keep  at a bike shop on Ballybricken  Square.   But you are right - the  "road" is more suitable - particularly on the descent - for a mt.  bike or hybrid.  "
Nov 9, 2020
Ivan Lennon commented on Joe Gannon's blog post Liam Lynch, Civil War Martyr: “It never should have happened”
"when in  Dungarvan I make my bicycling pilgrimage to the monument. Also the Kilcrumper cemetery where he lies w/ Michael Fitzgerald if my memory serves. "
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A place to discuss the men and women who took on the British Empire, and in spite of the incredible odds against them ... won. Photo to the left is the monument at the site of the Carrowkennedy Ambush in Co. Mayo.See More
Oct 31, 2020
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100 Years Ago: The Piltown Ambush (1 November 1920)

By the summer of 1920, the I.R.A. policy of attacking British administrative and police structures was bearing fruit. In August the  Waterford R.I.C County Inspector noted:  “there is hostility to the police everywhere…I do not regard it as safe for a single police vehicle to travel. We are losing men every day from retirement and resignations and getting practically no…See More
Oct 30, 2020
Ivan Lennon commented on Ivan Lennon's blog post 100 Years Ago: The Piltown Ambush (1 November 1920)
" Thanks to Joe for his assistance. 7 more articles  on tap re  Waterford at the appropriate centenary dates."
Oct 24, 2020

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At 11:27am on August 15, 2014, Bit Devine said…

Céad míle fáilte, a chara! We look forward to learning your Irish story and enjoying your contributions ...when you have a moment,please add a profile photo

At 2:37pm on February 18, 2021, Ivan Lennon said…
At 2:38pm on February 18, 2021, Ivan Lennon said…

"Guests of the Nation:"  Charlie Daly and Sgt Michael Joiseph Hickey

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