Welcome to the Irish Military and Police Medals Team
This is part of the Irish Roots Project
- Goal: To create, and update profiles, categories and pages related to Irish Medals
- Responsibilities: Insure accuracy of pages, profiles and categories.
- What we do: Create and update these pages and Categories then update profiles with correct Medal Category.
- Who should Join: Anyone interested in Irish Military and Police Medals and their people
- How to join: Send your request to Rich Devlin
- Leader: TBC - Members:
|a dormant order of chivalry in the United Kingdom associated with Ireland Wikipedia
|The Royal Visit to Ireland - Medals
|Awarded to those members of the Irish Police Forces on duty at Queen Victoria’s various engagements during her visit to Ireland in 1900. Wikipedia
|Awarded to those members of the Irish Police Forces on duty during the various engagements of King Edward VII’s visit to Ireland in 1903. Wikipedia
|Awarded to those members of the Irish Police Forces on duty during the various engagements of King George V’s visit to Ireland in 1911. Wikipedia
|The 1916 Easter Rising Medals
|Awarded to those who rendered recognized military service during the week of 23 April 1916 during the Easter Rising. About 2,500 medals were issued. Medals to those who were Killed in Action or who had died between the end of the Rising and the issue of the medal in 1941 were officially numbered. Wikipedia
|1916 Jubilee Medal 50th anniversary survivors medal
|Less than 1000 of these medals were issued to surviving Veterans.
|War Of Independence
|War Of Independence Participants Medal with Comrac Bar (active service)
|Medal with Bar was awarded to persons who rendered active military service during the War of Independence. There were over 15,000 Medals awarded in this class.
|War Of Independence Participants Medal without Comrac Bar (Non active service)
|It was awarded to persons whose service was not deemed active military service, but who were members of Oglaigh na hÉireann, (Irish Republican Army), Fianna Éireann, Cumann na mBan or the Irish Citizen Army continuously for the three months which ended with the Anglo-Irish Truce of the 11th July, 1921. Over 50,000 Medals were awarded.
|War of Independence Survivors Medal (Truce commemoration medal)
|Number of Truce Commemoration Medals issued: To Pensioners 7,120 - To Others 15,312 - Total 23,432. It was issued to all surviving veterans of the War of Independence and to relatives of deceased veterans.
|The Dáil Medals
|50th Anniversary of the founding of Fianna Eireann
|Issued in 1959 to mark the 5oth anniversary of the founding of the Fianna. Approximately 2,000 medals issued, privately issued by the Fianna, a non-government issue medal.
- Wikipedia Military awards, and decorations of Ireland
- IRISH MEDALS - List of people
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