Where are the great of Ireland?

A poem read at general meeting.

From “THE IRISH VOLUNTEER” Newspaper Saturday May 16th, 1914

Where are the great of Ireland? Of high and low estate The heroes true to Ireland Who died to stay her fate?

Where are the strong of Ireland? Through miseries long night Who kept alive in Ireland? The torch of […]

AOH Rope Mass

One of the burning questions for modern scholars is the relationship between the Workingmen’s Benevolent Association, the Mollies, and their alleged cover organization, the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Historian Kevin Kenny notes that the convicted men were all members of the AOH. But “the Molly Maguires themselves left virtually no evidence of their existence, let […]