Monthly Archives: November 2015

Fianna Scouts

Fianna pose Bulmer 1912

Another great Fianna image from the Bulmer Hobson Collection at the National Library of Ireland. Fianna scouts standing to attention. The commanding officer in very relaxed pose for the photographer!! A bit blurry but a fantastic piece of pictorial history nonetheless!!

Na Fianna Eireann Scouts

Fianna Bulmer Collection 1912

Fantastic rare photograph of Na Fianna Eireann Scouts marching, no date or location but possibly to Bodenstown 1912/13.

Photograph from the Bulmer Hobson Collection at the National Library of Ireland.

Con Colbert Memorial Plaque Unveiling, May 1958

Test watermark for Sean

Mr Eamon Martin handing the Con Colbert plaque to Dr. M. Roberts of Barrington’s Hospital, to mark the bed donated. Also in picture Mr Keyes, Mayor of Limerick, Mr K Bradshaw, Miss Lila Colbert, Mr Eamon Dore, Mrs Nora Connolly O’Brien and members of Cumann na mBan and the Old IRA and Fianna – May 4th 1958

Na Fianna Irish Language Training Camp Portmarnock, Co. Dublin 1920

Fianna Irish Camp Portmarnock

Na Fianna Eireann Irish Language Training Camp Portmarnock, Co. Dublin in 1920 organised by Liam Langley, National Director of Organisation and Education 1918-21.

Photograph taken by Liam Langley and courtesy of the Liam Langley Collection.

“I Remember The Countess” by Ina Connolly Heron

Ina Markievicz article

“I Remember The Countess” by Ina Connolly Heron (daughter of James Connolly) – The Irish Press, February 4th 1953

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