Press Release: Landscapes of Revolution Project Workshop & Memory Gathering Event

Thursday 2nd of September at 19.00, Kilcommon Community Centre, Kilcommon, Co. Tipperary Come along to the Landscapes of Revolution Workshop hosted by Abarta Heritage at Kilcommon Community Centre. All are welcome to attend this free event which will be held on Thursday the 2nd of September from 19.00 to 21.00. Drop in at any time…

Kilcommon Ambush: In Search of Safe Houses & Reprisals

A key element of the Landscapes of Revolution Project has been the identification and mapping of Safe Houses. These civilian homes and premises became increasingly important networks as 1920 progressed, and more and more volunteers were being forced “on the run.” Their central importance only accelerated following the formation of IRA Active Service Units (“Flying…

Press Release: Landscapes of Revolution Archaeology Project Exploring the Site of Tipperary’s Kilcommon Ambush

The Kilcommon Ambush of 16 December 1920 was one of the most significant carried out by the No. 1 (North) Tipperary IRA Brigade Flying Column during the War of Independence. Tipperary County Council have appointed the archaeologists of the Landscapes of Revolution Project from Abarta Heritage to work with local historians and the local community…

Interpreting the Archaeology & History of the War of Independence: The New Midleton Ambush Interpretive Panel

One of the main aims of the Landscapes of Revolution Project is to identify and raise awareness of the surviving landscapes of our revolutionary past, and offer communities new ways of conceptualising and interacting with the history and archaeology of the period. Over recent years, the project has invested considerable time in analysing the 1920…

Midleton ‘B’ Company Membership, IRA

Below arranged alphabetically are those men known to have served in ‘B’ (Midleton) Company, 4th Battalion, Cork No. 1 Brigade as of 11 July 1921. The information is transcribed from original scans of the IRA Nominal Rolls at the Military Service Pensions Collection (MA/MSPC/RO/31) which can be accessed online via The Military Archives website here.…

Cork No. 1 Brigade, 4th Battalion Companies & Strengths

The Company designations and strengths of the 4th Battalion, Cork No. 1 Brigade as of July 1921. The information is transcribed from original scans of the IRA Nominal Rolls at the Military Service Pensions Collection (MA/MSPC/RO/31) which can be accessed online via The Military Archives website here. COMPANY LOCATION STRENGTH JULY 1921 A Cobh 201…