Volunteer Uniforms

Cork City Battalion - Irish Volunteers



 Christopher Lucey, 3 Pembroke St. Cork - 1916
Shot dead by British forces at Tureen Dubh Ballingeary
Nov 10, 1920 at age 22.

Seamus Quirke as a Lt. in the Fianna Eireann. Killed in action
by British Auxiliaries in Galway, Sept. 9, 1920.
H Co., 2nd Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade.



Eugene Vaughan

Seamus Quirke, Eugene Vaughan & possibly Sean Healy

Louis Courtney (l.) of the Cork IRA Band & L. Hennessey of Cardiff

Michael Wickham, drummer, Volunteer Pipe Band - 1916


Signature of Sean McDermot

McDermot & Pim visit Volunteer Hall, Sheares St. Cork 1915
(Manchester Martyrs Commemoration)

BACK: P. Cotter, Sean Nolan, Dathi Cotter, Sean Scanlan, Fred Murray. CENTER: Tom O'Sullivan & Diarmuid O'Shea (with rifles), Tom Barry, Pat Corkery, Donal Barrett, Donal Og O'Callaghan, Tadg Barry, Diarmud Lynch, Con Twomey (with rifle) FRONT: Sean Murphy, Tomas MacCurtain, Sean McDermot, Herbert Moore Pim, Sean O'Sullivan, Sean O'Murthille.

Same photo in "Rebel Cork's Fighting Story" has Dick Murphy for P. Cotter on top row.  P. Cotter is identified here by his Co. adjutant of 1916.

 Officers Training Camp at Volunteers Hall, Sheares Street, Cork commenced Jan 22, 1916.

Front Row seated: Cornelius J. Meany, Cornelius Mahoney, Patrick J. Twomey, Martin O'Keefe,  Michael Leahy, William Kelliher, James Murphy,  Chris McSweeney.

Second Row: Sean O'Sullivan, Christopher O'Gorman, Michael Lynch, Sean Lynch, John Manning, Charles Wall, James Walsh, Sean Carroll, Riobard Langford, Maurice Ahern, Tom Hales, Tadgh Barry, Captain J. J. "Ginger" O'Connell.

Back Row: Paud O'Donoghue, Cornelius Ahern, Sean O'Driscoll, Eugene Walsh, Denis O'Brien,  Sean Collins, Seamus Courtney, Jeremiah Mullane, Michael Hyde, Liam O'Brien, Michael McCarthy.
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(Identifications from "Rebel Cork's Fighting Story")