We are delighted to post this article, very kindly contributed by Paddy’s relatives.Family and Early LifePatrick (Paddy) Evers was the fifth child and second son born to Joseph Evers and Mary Kathleen Brady. Both had come to Dublin from Westmeath in the mid 1880s where they met and were married in 1888 at St Andrew’s Church, Westland Row. Patrick’s father was a Stableman and the family set up home in 108 Lower Dorset Street. The family lived in the red-brick houseJoseph and Mary had ten children of their own and even adopted a ‘doorstep baby’ when their eldest was twenty-nine years old. They lost a son named John, who was only two years of age, before Paddy was born in ...

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