Cork No. 1 Brigade

Republican Plot Cork Cork No. 1 Brigade area extended from Youghal in the east to Ballingeary and Ballyvourney in the West. Its Southern limit was at Ballinhassig and its Northern extreme at Donoughmore. There were two Battalions in Cork city and others at Cobh, Donoughmore, Macroom, Ballinhassig, Ballingeary, Ballincollig, Carrignavar, Ballyvourney, Passage West and Youghal. 

Many of the volunteers and Commanders from this brigade were buried in the Republican Plot at St. Finbarr's cemetery in Cork city. An annual commemoration is held here on Easter Sunday. 

Below is a list of the men who died while on active service with the city Battalions of this brigade.

Brigade Staff:

Rank Surname Firstname Date of Death Year of Death
Commandant MacCurtain Tomas March 20 1920
Commandant MacSwiney Terence October 25 1920
Commandant Barry Denis November 20 1923

First Battalion:
The First Battalion covered the city area North of the South Channel of the river Lee. It was commanded successively by Terence MacSwiney, Fred Murray, Dan Donovan, Tom Crofts, Patrick (Pa) Murray and Seán O'Donoghue.
Company Surname Firstname Date of Death Year of Death
A O'Donoghue Seán September 28 1922
A Kenefick Timothy November 23 1922
A Hourigan Jeremiah August 12  1922
B Lucey Christopher November 10 1920
C Murphy William December 18 1918
C Crowley Daniel    
C Deasy William March 23 1921
C Denehy Thomas March 23 1921
C Mullane Jeremiah March 23 1921
C Murphy Daniel March 23 1921
C O'Sullivan Michael March 23 1921
C Spriggs Denis July 8 1921
C Barry Tadhg November 23  1921
D Bulman Seán April 27 1922
D Olden Christopher August 12 1922
E Mulcahy Liam November 23 1920
E Morrissey Denis C. November 23 1920
E Moroney James August 12 1922
E O'Sullivan William July 18 1922
E Healy Liam October 29 1924
F Delaney Jeremiah December 11 1920
F Delaney Cornelius December 11 1920
G Tobin  Michael May 20 1919
G McCarthy D.   1922
G Ryan Matt March 29 1923
H Murphy Patrick September 9 1922

Second Battalion:
The Second Battalion covered the city area South of the South Channel of the river Lee. It was commanded successively by, Seán Sullivan, Mick Murphy, Con Neenan, Peter Donovan and Tadhg Sullivan.
Company Surname Firstname Date of Death Year of Death
C O'Donoghue Patrick November 23 1920
C Quirke Seamus September 9 1920
O'Suillivan Tadhg April 19 1921
D Daly Charles J. June 29 1921
D O'Brien John September 14 1922
E Trahey Patrick November 23 1920
E Mehigan James November 23 1920
E Dorman Stephen May 23 1921
G Tierney Eamon December 16 1920
G Daly Charles March 1 1921
Spillane William June 30 1922
G Bourke George December 22 1923
H Murphy Joseph October 25 1920

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