Bann Valley Volunteers

July 28, 2015 Quincey 0

Upon the advent of the first Home Rule Bill in 1886, Irish Unionism in partnership with the Orange Order canvassed Orange Lodges across the entirety of …….

The Ulster Defence Union

June 9, 2015 Quincey 0

One of the lesser known Loyalist organisations of Ireland, following the announcement of the new Government of Ireland Bill in August 1892 (the 2nd Home Rule …….

County Wicklow Orangeism

February 27, 2015 Quincey 0

Just a few years after the formation of the Order in 1798, County Wicklow had already 3 established Orange Lodges. While the fledgling movement came to …….

A County at War: Fermanagh

January 25, 2015 Quincey 1

In 1911 County Fermanagh had a population of just over 61,000 people. Of that 34,750 (56.18%) were Roman Catholic, the remainder being various Protestant denominations. Two …….