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# irish-volunteers - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought Freedom Fighters This post contains videos

'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought

Patrick Kilmartin and William O’Dea fought on the North Circular Road outpost and Mendicity Institute respectfully during the Rising.

# irish-volunteers - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: How my trip to a children's mental asylum in Belarus made me proud to be Irish

A trip volunteering at a children’s asylum in Belarus showed me the harsh reality for many children affected by the Chernobyl disaster but it also let me see the hope that Irish people have brought to their lives, writes Cliódhna Russell.

# irish-volunteers - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia VSO

Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia

Voluntary Service Overseas Ireland has helped reduce child and maternal rates by as much as 12 per cent in some hospitals.

# irish-volunteers - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Column: Nordic Rebels – The Swede and Finn who fought in the GPO, 1916

The story of the two Nordic recruits to the cause of the Irish Republic remains one of the most remarkable of Easter Week, writes Damian Shiels.

# irish-volunteers - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Fancy seeing a smuggled rifle from 1914 that was found in Seán O'Casey's house?

To mark the centenary of the Irish Volunteers a new exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetery also sheds light on some of those who took part in the Irish revolution.

# irish-volunteers - Friday 5 October, 2012

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention History This post contains images

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention

The exhibition includes uniforms, weaponry, photographs, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from the time.

# irish-volunteers - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets 1916 Rising This post contains images

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets

From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.