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Extracts Taken from Internee Autograph Book 1921 Spike Island

This autograph book was compiled by the Prisoners of Spike Island Prison after the Truce was called on 11th July 1921.

The book is a treasure trove of Patriotism, Love and…

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A collection of related wartime articles and pictures in scrapbook format.

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Status: Part transcribed - needs cleaning up.

summary_information_document_on_the_irish_regiments_of_the_british_army.pdf
Document detailing:

Regiments that recruited during the Great War from Counties now in the Republic, or had their Regimental Depots on the island of Ireland.

Infantry Regiments which were either originally raised in Ireland, but later…

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This webinar with census record expert John Hanson, looks at the history of the census, explains its changes over time and most importantly, explains the reasons why you may not be able to locate your ancestor in the records.

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Attack on troop convoy at Ballyedekin

Following the disaster at Clonmult, the East Cork flying column might truly be said to be non existent. Diarmuid Hurley, Jos. Ahern, Paddy Whelan and myself kept together, and, with the occasional help of a…

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January 5th. A sensational bit of news in the papers!

The "Evening Echo" states that the inhab1tants of Crosshaven and district were disturbed on Sunday night (3rd) by practice firing of big guns from Fort Carlisle, at the entrance to the Harbour,…

Alexander joined the Royal Engineers 25th July 1890 following in the footsteps of his Father William Cockburn who joined on the 13th Feb 1879. Initially stationed in Stirling, Scotland his career in the 33rd Coy. R. E. brought him to Fort Camden.…

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An Autograph Book dated 1920 - 1926. Snippets of Wisdom, lines of Love, sprinkled with Patriotism, detailing convict movements within the prison system.
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